The Youth and Justice Workshop is a community event at which youth engage in meaningful conversations about their rights and responsibilities, empowering them to become the future leaders of our community. The sessions are in small working groups with teams of African-American lawyers, judges, law students, graduate students, law enforcement, and fraternity and sorority members.
The 2014 Youth and Justice Workshop was held on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Marvin M. Sedway Middle School in North Las Vegas, a Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LVNBA) partner school. The workshop ran from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Breakfast and lunch were provided courtesy of the Uplift Foundation of Nevada.
The Youth and Justice Workshop was sponsored by the LVNBA together with the Office of Assemblywoman Dina Neal, National Black Police Association-Nevada Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Black Law Students Association, UNLV Black Graduate Students Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Jack & Jill of America, Inc., and Uplift Foundation of Nevada . The event was hosted at Sedway Middle School with the support of Principal of Sedway Middle School, Dr. Zachary Robbins.