Documentary: 'Baseball in the Time of Cholera' in Haiti

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 5:30pm

Screening of ‘Baseball in the Time Of Cholera’

Followed by a Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 25th at 5:30 PM
Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Description: A young baseball player and a Haitian lawyer representing victims of the cholera epidemic struggle for survival and justice in Haiti. Learn about the fight for justice for Haiti’s cholera victims, and explore how you can help support justice in other countries. The event will not be a politically partisan event, nor will it be a fundraiser.

Join the following panelists in the discussion:

· Jack Regan, Partner and Co-chair of the Pro Bono and Community Service Committee, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP

· Mario Joseph, Director of the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux and lead attorney on the Cholera case

· Marie St. Fleur, Esq., Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s Chief of Advocacy and Strategic Investments

· Rishi Rattan, MD, Chair of Advocacy, Physicians for Haiti

· Brian Concannon, Director of Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (moderator)

RSVP: Hannah Surowitz, IJDH Development and Communication Manager, (857) 264-0855 / hannah@ijdh.org

Sponsored by the Boston Bar Association’s International Law Section and Boston Lawyers for Justice in Haiti

Location

16 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02108

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