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CAP Events

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2014 Spring Events

Missisissippi Delta Project Event

Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and Juvenile Justice in Mississippi
Mon, March 31, 2014
Milstein West A, WCC 
Harvard Law School
Co-sponsored by CAP.
*Non-pizza lunch provided.

Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice Event

Juvenile In Justice
Tues, March 25, 2014
WCC 2019
Harvard Law School
Co-sponsored by CAP.
RSVP here.

2013 Fall Events

CAP Event

Making Bitter Chocolate Sweet: The Milton Hershey School's Past and Hoped for Future
Tues, Oct 29, 2013
5:00 PM
WCC 2004
Harvard Law School
*Snacks will be served.  RSVP here.

CAP Event

CAP-Graduate Program Open House
Mon, Sept 23, 2013
Noon - 1:00 PM
WCC 4133 (CAP Suite)
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2013 Spring Events

Working Paper Luncheon Series

From Hysteria to Realism: Critiquing the Construction of Child Trafficking for Labor Exploitation in Nigeria
Thurs, March 7, 2013
Noon - 1:00 PM
CAP Suite (WCC 4133)
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

Mandatory Newborn HIV Testing As a Model for Universal Newborn Drug Screening
Thurs, Feb 7, 2013
Noon - 1:00 PM
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here

Working Paper Luncheon Series

Conceiving the Child in Domestic Violence
Thurs, Jan 31, 2013
Noon - 1:00 PM
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2012 Fall Events

CAP Event

CAP-Graduate Program Open House
Fri, Oct. 12, 2012
Noon - 1:00 PM
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2012 Spring Events

CAP Event

Open House & Course Info Lunch
Fri, April 13, 2012
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

The Street Children of Rio de Janeiro
Thurs, March 22, 2012
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

Contesting Childhood: When Law and Politics Go to School
Thurs, March 8, 2012
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

Prosecuting the Recruitment of Child Soldiers as a War Crime
Thurs, Feb 23, 2012
WCC 4133
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Lunch Discussion

Careers in Human Rights With Mike Bochenek, Director of Law and Policy at Amnesty International
Wed, Feb. 15, 2012
WCC 3009
Harvard Law School
Sponsored by Harvard Law School Human Rights Program, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, and CAP
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2011 Fall Events

Film Event

Beyond Compassion: Children of Sex Workers as Political Actors
Screening of "We Are Foot Soldiers"
Mon, Oct. 24, 2011
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Hauser 104
Harvard Law School
*Dinner will be provided.  RSVP here.

Open House

CAP-Graduate Program Event
Fri, Sept. 23, 2011
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2011 Spring Events

Town Hall

On the Road to Educational Equality – Part of the "Waiting for Superman" Social Action Campaign
Tues, May 24
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall
Harvard Law School.
Reception following.  RSVP here.
For the HLS news story, click here.
For the event slideshow, click here.
Click here to watch the Town Hall.  Or click here, if you're having trouble viewing, for the same recording.

Please note older versions of the QuickTime Player may not work.

 Working Paper Luncheon Series

A Second Look at Schools for Indigenous Children
Thurs, March 3, 2011
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School.  
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

Solutions in Human Rights and the Library Tree Project
Thurs, Feb 17, 2011
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School.  
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2010 Fall Events

Film Screening

"Family Affair" 
A Film by David Chico Colvard
Thurs, Oct. 7, 2010
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Austin West in Austin Hall
Harvard Law School.  RSVP here.

Open House

CAP-Graduate Program Event
Mon, Sept. 13, 2010
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2010 Spring Events

Working Paper Luncheon Series

The Chocolate Heist
Discussion with Visiting Scholar F. Frederic (Ric) Fouad
Tues, April 13, 2010
Noon - 1:00 PM
Austin East in Austin Hall
Please NOTE change in location!
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.
For the Working Paper Luncheon Series (Spring 2010) slideshow, click here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

Religious Freedoms in Public Schools
Discussion with Visiting Researcher Rashad Ibadov
Tues, March 23, 2010
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Working Paper Luncheon Series

The Problem of Drug and Alcohol Affected Babies: Is Forced Birth Control an Option?
Discussion with LL.M. Candidate Claire Houston
Tues, Feb 16, 2010
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.

Harvard Law School Association Annual Luncheon

The New Child Advocacy Program: The Challenge and the Politics of Child Welfare
Talk by CAP Faculty Director Elizabeth Bartholet
Fri, Jan 29, 2010
Noon
Harvard Club of New York City
35 West 44th Street

Working Paper Luncheon Series

A Child of the Nation
Discussion with SJD Candidate Lisa Kelly
Tues, Jan 26, 2010
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.  RSVP here.


2009 Fall Events

Discussion

CAP-Graduate Program Event
Tues, Oct. 27, 2009
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Light refreshments will be provided.

Child Advocacy Program

Open House
Fri, Oct. 23, 2009
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.

Child Advocacy Clinic

Clinic Info Session
Fri, Oct. 16, 2009
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School
*Lunch will be provided.


2009 Spring Events

Lunch Conversation

Forced Marriage
Mon, March 16, 2009
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School

NYC CAP, HLS CAP, and NY Law School Conference

International Adoption: the United States and the Reality of the Hague System
Fri, March 6, 2009
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
New York Law School
47 Worth Street in Tribeca, NYC


2008 Fall Events

Child Advocacy Clinic

Open House
Wed, Oct. 15, 2008
Noon - 1:00 PM
Pound 407
Harvard Law School


2008 Spring Events

Child Health & the Law Conference, Co-Sponsored by the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children

5th Annual Child Health and the Law Conference
Thurs, April 24, 2008
4:30-8:00 PM
Pound Hall, Room 332
Harvard Law School


2007 Fall Events

Mountains Beyond Mountains: Partners in Health & The Orphans of Rwanda

Discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer and Dai Ellis
Thurs., Dec. 6, 2007
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Langdell North
Harvard Law School

CAP & OPIA Job Panel

Careers in Child Advocacy
Wed., Dec. 5, 2007
7:00 -8:00 PM, with a reception following
Room TBA
Harvard Law School

Robert Coles Call of Service Lecture & Award, Co-Sponsored by PBHA at Harvard College

Lecture by Marian Wright Edelman
Fri., Oct. 19, 2007
7:30 - 9:00 PM
Memorial Church
Harvard Yard

CAP Welcome & Film Event

Children Underground
Wed., Sept. 26, 2007
5:00 PM
Pound 102
Harvard Law School


2007 Spring Events

CAP & ABA Center on Children and the Law Conference

Promoting Children's Interests: Preparation, Practice & Policy Reform
April 13-15, 2007
Harvard Law School


2006 Fall Events

CAP & HRP Romania Event

Romania's Homeless Children
Thurs., Oct. 19, 2006
5:00 PM
Austin West
Harvard Law School

CAP Welcome & Film Event

Rikers High
Fri., Sept. 29, 2006
3:00 PM
Pound 107
Harvard Law School


2006 Spring Events

Brown Bag Lunch

Tuesday, March 14, 2006
12:15 - 1:15 PM
CAP Offices (Pound 407), Harvard Law School

Join the Child Advocacy Program (CAP) and the Office of Clinical Programs for a CAP Brown Bag Lunch. Talk with Prof. Elizabeth Bartholet and Lecturer on Law Jessica Budnitz about CAP courses and clinical opportunities which will be offered in 2006-07. Pre-registration for these classes is around the corner (in April) so this lunch is a great opportunity to start planning for next year. Students are welcome to bring their lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided.

CAP Movie Night -- "Born Into Brothels"

Monday, April 4, 2006
7:00 PM
Pound 102, Harvard Law School

Film, snacks, cocktails and conversation!

Filmmaker Ross Kauffman will screen his Academy Award-winning documentary about the children of Calcutta's red-light district brothels. Munch on snacks and watch as Ross' co-director and producer Zana Briski teaches the children how to use cameras to capture the world around them in an illuminating and moving film. Professor Elizabeth Bartholet will introduce the film.

Afterwards we'll have a discussion with Ross, followed by a trip to Om, a bar in Harvard Square, for cocktails and appetizers and more talk with Ross.

Co-sponsored by the Women's Law Association, HLS for Choice, StopDV, the South Asian Law Student Association, Child Advocacy Program, Child and Youth Advocates, and East Asian Legal Studies.

Course Registration Information & Open House

Tuesday, April 11, 2006
4:00 – 6:00 PM
CAP Offices (Pound 407), Harvard Law School

Learn about the Child Advocacy Program's exciting new course and clinical offerings for academic year 2006-07 prior to making registration decisions. Enjoy great desserts by Finale, as well as fruit, cheese, and drinks. Hear from CAP faculty & current CAP students.

Movie Night - "Goodbye Baby"

Monday, April 24, 2006
4:45 - 8:00 PM

Film screening in Pound 201, followed by a discussion and end-of-year celebration in CAP Offices (Pound 407)


Select Past Events

Clinical Forum

Monday, April 18th, 2005
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Pound 335

CAP will be hosting a booth at the upcoming Clinical Forum, sponsored by the Office of Clinical Programs at HLS. The Clinical Forum is a great opportunity to learn more about the Child Advocacy Clinical Workshop and new CAP clinical placements.

Course Registration Information & Open House

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005
4:00 – 6:00 PM
CAP Offices in Gannett House, Harvard Law School

Learn about the Child Advocacy Program's exciting new course offerings for academic year 2005-06 prior to making registration decisions. Enjoy great desserts by Finale, as well as fruit, cheese, and drinks. From 4:00 – 5:00 PM CAP professors will provide detailed information about the classroom Child Advocacy Law Course, the Policy Workshop, and the Clinical Program, including lists of planned clinical placements. Together with current students we will also provide information about CAP research and volunteer opportunities and other CAP activities. Then join us for a CAP Open House from 5:00 – 6:00 PM.

Class registration is coming soon, so this is a great opportunity to find out more than you can from the bare course descriptions in the catalog and to get all of your questions answered.

Special thanks in advance to our CAP Student Host Committee: Jalina Hudson (1L), Elisa Poncz (1L), Caroline Rothert (1L), Joe Ableidinger (3L), Amy Cyphert (3L), Cindy Fung (3L)

Brown Bag Lunch

Friday, February 25th, 2005. Join the Child Advocacy Program (CAP) and the Office of Clinical Programs for a CAP Brown Bag Lunch. Talk with Elizabeth Bartholet, the Faculty Director of CAP, and Jessica Budnitz, the Administrative Director, about the exciting new CAP courses and clinical opportunities which will be offered in Fall 2005. Pre-registration for these classes is around the corner (in April) so this lunch is a great opportunity to start planning for next year. Students are welcome to bring their lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided. 12:30 - 1:30 PM. Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall.

Film Series

In Fall 2004, CAP launched a year-long film series. We screened Big Mama, Eyes on the Prize, and Juvies. At our film events, guests had the opportunity to learn about CAP's philosophy and programs. Following the film screening, we facilitated a brief discussion about issues raised.

  • Tuesday, March 15th, 2005: The Child Advocacy Program screened Juvies. Click here to learn more about this film event.
  • Wednesday, December 8th, 2004: The Child Advocacy Program and Advocates for Education screened Eyes on the Prize: The Keys to the Kingdom. Click here for more details.
  • Tuesday, November 9th, 2004: The Child Advocacy Program screened 2000 Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Short, Big Mama. Click here for more details.

 

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