Join in the Sept. 16 Walk in Solidarity For Social Change

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

SocialChangeWalk2Please join the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA), Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA) and Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys (MBWA), along with other event cosponsors, for an exciting new event to recommit and focus collective efforts toward social change and racial equality.

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m., featured speakers will provide context to the historical fight for equality and a call to action. Speakers include:

  • Janette A. Ekanem, MBWA president 
  • Rahsaan D. Hall, director, Racial Justice Program, ACLU Massachusetts
  • Stesha A. Emmanuel, MBLA president, McCarter & English LLP
  • Ruth L. Adeyinka, Law Office of Ruth L. Adeyinka-Deras, 2016 MAHA president 

Participants will convene at the John Adams Courthouse (1 Pemberton Square) and walk to the Edward Brooke Courthouse (24 New Chardon St.), named after the first African American attorney general for Massachusetts and member of the U.S. Senate. 


If you can't attend the event in-person, there is a planned videostream.

Please note that participants are required to wear masks. More information on how to observe social distance practices while attending the event will be provided by event organizers.