IDEALaw Conference on Law, Social Activism and the Media

The Social Activists Law Students’ Association would like to welcome you to this year’s IDEALaw Conference on Law, Social Activism and the Media. The conference will be exploring how the media, the law, and activist movements all impact and shape each other. Panels and workshops will dive into the role of the media in areas such as environmental racism, sexual violence, and youth justice.

Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Time: 9 AM
Location: Dalhousie’s Weldon Law Building

Hosted by the Social Activist Law Student Association

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The three panels are:

1) Environmental Racism and the Media:

Dr. Ingrid Waldon, author of “There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities” and associate professor at the School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Chief Andrea Paul, Chief of Pictou Landing First Nation

Louise Delisle, founder and president of Shelburne’s South End Environmental Injustice Society (SEED) founder

Moderator: Dr. Ian G. Stewart, Assistant Professor of Humanities, University of Kings College

2) Sexual Violence and the Media

Angel Moore, Video Journalist at Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

Maggie Rahr, Journalist at The Nova Scotia Advocate, CBC, The Coast Halifax
*other panelists TBA

3) Youth Justice and the Media
Shawna Hoyte, Q.C., counsel at Dalhousie legal aid clinic

* other panelists TBA