Thursday, March 18, 2010

Update on Listening Sessions and the UN Universal Periodic Review

To date, the Obama Administration has conducted consultations in New Orleans, Washington, DC, New York City, El Paso, and Albuquerque. The next consultation will be held in Berkeley/San Francisco next week on March 25th and 26th. The invitation together with information on that consultation is available at:

The Bancroft Hotel
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Thursday, March 25, 2010, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Mclaren Conference Center, University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Friday, March 26, 2010, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The last three community-based consultations will take place in April in Dearborn, MI (hosted by ADC-Michigan and NAACP); Chicago, IL (tentatively scheduled for April 13th and hosted at John Marshall Law School); and Birmingham, AL (hosted by ARISE). We will share additional information as soon as we have it.

Also, if you are interested in participating in any of the remaining consultations, please feel free to contact:

Sarah H. Paoletti:


Laura Baum:

Your information will be passed along to the individuals within the Administration coordinating the consultation, as well as the host organizations.

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