Past Events

  • Brennan Center’s Faiza Patel will be one of the featured speakers at the 2017 National Conference of the National Association of Muslim Lawyers in Chicago, IL.

    Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:30am
  • Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery will discuss voting rights and the continued disenfranchisement of voter across the nation. Specifically, she will address the importance and power of the 'ballot box' in American democracy and how fight efforts to undercut the fundamental right to vote. Additionally, she will examine the impact of the Shelby decision on the Voting Rights Act and potential solutions to restore protections loss under the High Court's ruling.

    Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
  • Join the Brennan Center and New York Immigration Coalition for a discussion on extreme vetting, the Muslim ban, and the implications for American democracy and society.

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Danielle Allen is a University Professor at Harvard University and the Director for the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. A political theorist, she is widely known for her work on justice and citizenship in ancient Athens and modern America. Join Allen and the Brennan Center for a discussion on her latest book, Cuz, and the “new American story”—narcotics, gangs, the War on Drugs—and the impact of the criminal justice system on the African American community in the late twentieth century.
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Brennan Center's Faiza Patel will be participating in a panel moderated by Patrick Eddington of the Cato Institute on the efficacy of Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programs in the United States.

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • The Brennan Center is cosponsoring this special conversation with legendary community organizer Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University, and Melody Barnes, former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council under President Obama. Learn how to inspire and mobilize communities to utilize resources and create long term change. Hear from the experts and engage in conversation with peers as eager as you to make change happen.

    Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:30pm
  • The Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery will join a panel discussion about African American voter engagement and activism at the CBC's 47th Annual Legislative Conference.

    Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:45pm
  • The Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery will join the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation at its 47th Annual Legislative Conference for a panel discussion examining strategies and tactics to combat voter suppression.

    Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • To mark the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage month, join our panel of experts who ask why the Trump administration has been able to make and continue attacks on Latinos, and what, if anything can be done to push back effectively at this time of struggle.

    Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Daniel Franklin
    Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor of The Economist and editor of the new book Megatech: Technology in 2050, and the Brennan Center for Justice’s Faiza Patel come together for a spirited discussion about the economy, democracy, and technology.
    Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00pm