Commitment to Community
#iEMPOWER Youth Think Tank
hosted by Georgia State Representative-Elect Erica Thomas & The Davis Bozeman Law Firm Division of Community Affairs
Sunday, October 12, 2014 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Georgia State University College of Law
Urban Life Building, 1st Floor, Room 170
140 Decatur St. , Atlanta, GA 30303
The #iEMPOWER Youth Think Tank creatively teaches a system of reasoning and solution finding while educating students on social justice issues like police brutality, racial profiling and corporate bullying with the guidance of attorneys, elected officials, media strategists and social advocates.
LUNCH BUFFET PROVIDED | Space is limited
All students must R.S.V.P. via email email@example.com
Sponsored by GSU Black Law Students Association, M.A.D.E. and The Davis | Bozeman Law Firm Division of Community Affairs
Empowering Ourselves Now Conference:
Asserting our Rights and Educating Beyond Ferguson
Atlanta, Georgia | October 24-25, 2014
Register yourself or a group online now at www.empoweringconfernece.org
Mission Our mission is to host a dynamic conference that provides community members:
1. Organizing tools and strategies
2. Connections with existing partner organizations
3. Space for strategic thinking and exchange, and their critical resources needed to continue building a sustainable movement for political, social, and economic justice.
Workshops *(All sessions are youth friendly)
- Youth Talk – Peer to Peer Real Talk
- Power of Images & Visual Artistry
- Spiritual Care and Healing of A Traumatized Community
- Power of Parenting
- At the Same Time: Being a professional and a social justice advocate
- From the streets to the statehouse: Legislation to transform policing
- Brothers we need you: redirecting the warrior spirit from self-destruction to self-determination
- Knowing and Asserting our legal rights when encountering the police
- “Legal Warriors Stand Up! :Legal strategies and tactics” & Having Our Own Backs: Networking For The Security Of The Community
- Hip Hop as A Revolution Solution & Spoken Word as A Voice for Social Justice
- New Media: Connecting Our Movement and Connecting With the World
- Organizing 101 & Organizing Mass Actions & When A Crowd Gathers
- Women and Girls: Ending Violence in Our Families, Communities and Movement
- Abolishing the Policing as We Know It: Decentralization of Public Safety and Community Control
SisterCARE Alliance November Gathering
hosted by the Self Care Foundation & The Davis | Bozeman Law Firm
Sunday, November 2, 2014 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Davis Bozeman Law Firm Atrium
4153-B Flat Shoals Pkwy
Decatur, GA 30034
Self Care Presentation: “The Intimate Collision of Career & Relationships” by Attorney Candice McKinley
Attorney Candice McKinley is an Associate Attorney and team leader for the Civil Rights and Personal Injury Division
of the Davis | Bozeman Law Firm. After a short career as an Atlanta Public School teacher, Attorney McKinley decided
to go to law school. In her “The Intimate Collision of Career and Relationships” presentation Attorney, McKinley maps out a
unique process for staying close yourself while balancing the connection of relationships and a career.
Please bring your clean or dry cleaned professional clothing for the SisterSWAP and to donate to battered women’s shelters.
To R.S.V.P. email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.selfcareday.com
hosted by the DeKalb Lawyers Association
Watch the recording of this event by clicking the image below.
Police Brutality in Our Community:
Tips & Strategies from Attorney Mawuli Davis (Mike Brown)
The Davis Bozeman Law Firm has demonstrated a genuine concern and support for uplifting our community by providing:
- pro bono (free) legal services;
- “Know Your Legal Rights” Workshops; and
- financial support to programs and initiatives that educate and empower.
- Some examples of The Davis Bozeman Law Firm’s willingness to provide legal services to community members in need are provided below:
- Representation of garbage truck driver maced in the face by police and arrested while on route emptying garbage.
- Representation of four male high school students falsely accused of burglary as they walked through an apartment complex..
- Representation of advocates for the homeless arrested in City Hall Protest.
- Mawuli representing former City Councilman Derrick Boazman and other advocates for the homeless.
- Atlanta student, youth, and community organizers for the “Jena 6” protest.
- Provides monthly support for Kilombo Institute. (Home School Program)
- Sponsors Gresham Park Youth Baseball and Football Teams.
- Sponsor for Cedar Grove Middle Grove Step Team, Annual Malcolm X Festival, and Banquet.
- “Know Your Legal Rights “ program for Let Us Make Man Gathering attended by over 500 people, the Arthur Langford Leadership Institute and Eagle Leadership Academy at Benjamin E. Mays.
- Fatherhood graduation for ForeverFamily, Inc. in the Clayton County Transition Center for men being released from prison to rejoin their families.
- “If you can see it, You can be it” 3rd and 4th grade program to encourage children of color to become attorneys in conjunction with GABWA, GAAAA, Gate City Bar Association, and MIPC.