Civics & Law: Speaker Series

Civic Spirit & Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice are honored to co-host a Speaker Series on “Civics & the Law” for the coming academic year.

Our goal is to give students the opportunities to learn from and ask questions with social justice leaders who have dedicated their careers to ensuring the rule of law is upheld in this country. 

During the Speaker Series, we will learn with individuals from all aspects of America’s legal system.

Monday, July 20th: 6-7pm EST

The Power of Voting


Our first event will feature Ricardo Ramírez. 

Ricardo Ramírez is a Voting Rights Advisor in the Voting Rights and Elections Program of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.

Ricardo is also the founder and principal of Forward Shift Strategies, a communications consulting firm. With 13 years of communications work, Ricardo brings high-level experience for electoral campaigns, democracy, and social justice efforts. 

Originally from Puerto Rico, Ricardo got his start through years of work in political press offices, including the U.S. Senate and the Democratic National Committee, where he served as a regional press secretary as well as Latino communications director. 

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