Announcing a truly historic gathering at UMKC this April 10 and 11. Co-sponsored by the UMKC School of Law and Michigan State School of Law, Pursuing the Dreams of Brown and the Civil Rights Act will bring together the litigants, attorneys, and others who were actually involved the Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education, the passage of the 1964 Civil Right Act, as well as the subsequent struggle for diversity and equality in education spanning the sixty years since the Brown decision.

Pursuing the Dreams will provide the audience an unparalleled interaction with those who have made history in the struggle for educational equality. Nationally known experts, as well as community leaders, will expand the perspective and add another dimension to those interactions. The symposium will also be an opportunity to look forward to the challenges that remain sixty years after Brown.

All symposium sessions, including The Joseph Cohen Lecture: Reflections on Brown, are FREE and open to the public. No RSVP is required. Please check the program link above for session times and locations.