Please join me for a day of tribute honoring JoAnne Epps and Opportunities for Women in Education and Law in commemoration of Black History Month on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. JoAnne Epps has been Dean of the Temple University Beasley School of Law since 2008. Her commitment to curricular innovation and experiential legal education has garnered Temple Law School significant praise. In addition to her leadership at Temple Law, Dean Epps has long been a champion for women and minorities within the profession. Please join us as we honor Dean JoAnne Epps and her passion for advancing opportunities for women through education and law at the following events:
4:00 PM Gallery of the United States Senate for my remarks honoring Dean Epps. You must arrive at least 45 minutes early for security screening at the Main Entrance of the Capitol Visitor Center located on 1st St SE. My staff will greet you at the entrance. Parking is available at Union Station.
5:00 PM The Kennedy Caucus Room, Room 325 of the Russell Senate Building for a symposium led by Art Fennell on Opportunities for Women in Education and Law. Panelists include:
- Crystal Brown, Beasley School of Law graduate and mentee of Dean Epps
- Roberta Liebenberg, Senior Partner, Fine Kaplan and Black, Philadelphia
- Chief Judge Ted McKee, Third Circuit Court of Appeals
- Shelley Smith, City Solicitor for Philadelphia
6:30 PM The Kennedy Caucus Room, Room 325 of the Russell Senate Building for a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception.
In order for my staff to be prepared for this event, please RSVP by Monday, February 16, 2015 to Michelle Haimowitz, Special Assistant to my Chief of Staff, by telephone at 202-228-6424 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.