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A Celebration of Free Speech

A program conducted by the Office of Equity and Belonging and the Office of Student Affairs where various voices within our community discussed the importance of free speech and its implications.

February 22, 2024

Sponsored by The University at Buffalo Office of Inclusive Excellence and the UB Law Alumni Association's Social Justice and Racial Equity Committee.

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Event included a voter registration drive, student performances, and a panel discussion that featured:

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Athena Mutua 
Professor of Law
Floyd H. & Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar 
UB School of Law

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Mitchell Nowakowski 
Buffalo Common Council 
Fillmore District

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Rev. Mark Blue
NAACP, Buffalo Chapter

Law Student Moderators:

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Serena Brahaspat ’25

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Deja Graham ’24