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Week of January 22 2017

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Date
Tue, 01/24/2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
RWU Law – Appellate Courtroom 283
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Don Graves
Deputy Assistant to President Obama and Counselor to Vice President Biden

Don Graves has served as Deputy Assistant to President Obama, as well as Counselor to Vice President Biden. He was also Biden’s Domestic and Economic Policy Director – providing advice on a range of policy issues including ways to create jobs, opportunity, and a wider path to the middle class – and his Traveling Chief of Staff. In addition, Mr. Graves oversaw the staff of the Vice President’s Cancer Moonshot effort. He had previously been appointed by the President as Executive Director of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness at the White House, and he led the Administration's efforts in the city of Detroit, working with city, state, business, non-profit and community stakeholders as that city worked through its bankruptcy and began its recovery. He was also the U.S. Federal representative to the G7 Task Force on Social Impact Investment

Mr. Graves previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Small Business, Community Development and Housing Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  In this role, he managed a portfolio of policy issues including business and small business finance and development, housing finance, community and economic development, capital access, job creation and issues related to underserved communities.  In addition, he oversaw the multi-billion dollar Small Business Lending Fund and State Small Business Credit Initiative, as well as the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.  Prior to that, he was a partner with Graves, Horton, Askew & Johns, LLC, and the Director of Public Policy for the Business Roundtable.

Mr. Graves holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Williams College, and a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he received the Dean’s Award.  He is a fellow of the National Association of Public Administration. He served as volunteer Chief Executive Officer of Progress Through Business, a national nonprofit focused on economic development, supporting lower-income employees and sustainability. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Community Reinvestment Fund, on the Board of Directors of the Center on Business and Poverty, and on the Advisory Boards of Wall Street Without Walls and the Greater Washington Board of Trade’s Small Business Network.

 

Generously supported by Nixon Peabody, LLP

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Directions
GPS Address:  10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI
Parking available at North Entrance - follow signs for "Law Event" parking.

 

RSVP | Office of Programs & Events | lawevents@rwu.edu

 

 

Location
RWU Law – Appellate Courtroom 283
Body


Don Graves
Deputy Assistant to President Obama and Counselor to Vice President Biden

Don Graves has served as Deputy Assistant to President Obama, as well as Counselor to Vice President Biden. He was also Biden’s Domestic and Economic Policy Director – providing advice on a range of policy issues including ways to create jobs, opportunity, and a wider path to the middle class – and his Traveling Chief of Staff. In addition, Mr. Graves oversaw the staff of the Vice President’s Cancer Moonshot effort. He had previously been appointed by the President as Executive Director of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness at the White House, and he led the Administration's efforts in the city of Detroit, working with city, state, business, non-profit and community stakeholders as that city worked through its bankruptcy and began its recovery. He was also the U.S. Federal representative to the G7 Task Force on Social Impact Investment

Mr. Graves previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Small Business, Community Development and Housing Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  In this role, he managed a portfolio of policy issues including business and small business finance and development, housing finance, community and economic development, capital access, job creation and issues related to underserved communities.  In addition, he oversaw the multi-billion dollar Small Business Lending Fund and State Small Business Credit Initiative, as well as the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.  Prior to that, he was a partner with Graves, Horton, Askew & Johns, LLC, and the Director of Public Policy for the Business Roundtable.

Mr. Graves holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Williams College, and a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he received the Dean’s Award.  He is a fellow of the National Association of Public Administration. He served as volunteer Chief Executive Officer of Progress Through Business, a national nonprofit focused on economic development, supporting lower-income employees and sustainability. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Community Reinvestment Fund, on the Board of Directors of the Center on Business and Poverty, and on the Advisory Boards of Wall Street Without Walls and the Greater Washington Board of Trade’s Small Business Network.

 

Generously supported by Nixon Peabody, LLP

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Directions
GPS Address:  10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI
Parking available at North Entrance - follow signs for "Law Event" parking.

 

RSVP | Office of Programs & Events | lawevents@rwu.edu

 

 

 
 
 
 
6:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
Date
Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Omni Providence Hotel
Body

Please join us for a special evening to celebrate and support the students, alumni, partners and friends whose exceptional devotion to social justice increases access to justice for all. 

Friday, January 27, 2017
Omni Providence Hotel
One West Exchange Street

Champions for Justice Reception
6:00 p.m.

Dinner, Awards & Auction
6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

To purchase tickets visit:
http://lawalumni.rwu.edu/champions2017

2017 CHAMPIONS

2017 Champion for Justice ~ Stephen M. Prignano, Esq.
Alumni Public Interest Champion ~ Swapna Yeluri, Esq. L'07
Community Partner Champion ~ Rhode Island Medical-Legal Partnership
Pro Bono Collaborative Champion ~ Patrick T. Jones, Esq.

Connect With Us
For event and package details, visit law.rwu.edu/go/cfj or search #RWULawChampions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
We look forward to an exciting evening!

Location
Omni Providence Hotel
Body

Please join us for a special evening to celebrate and support the students, alumni, partners and friends whose exceptional devotion to social justice increases access to justice for all. 

Friday, January 27, 2017
Omni Providence Hotel
One West Exchange Street

Champions for Justice Reception
6:00 p.m.

Dinner, Awards & Auction
6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

To purchase tickets visit:
http://lawalumni.rwu.edu/champions2017

2017 CHAMPIONS

2017 Champion for Justice ~ Stephen M. Prignano, Esq.
Alumni Public Interest Champion ~ Swapna Yeluri, Esq. L'07
Community Partner Champion ~ Rhode Island Medical-Legal Partnership
Pro Bono Collaborative Champion ~ Patrick T. Jones, Esq.

Connect With Us
For event and package details, visit law.rwu.edu/go/cfj or search #RWULawChampions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
We look forward to an exciting evening!

 
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Providence Experiential Campus Open House

Monday, January 30, 2017
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm  |  RWU Law Experiential Campus, 1 Empire Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903

Providence Experiential Campus Open House

Please join us on Monday evening, January 30th for our Providence Experiential Campus Open House.  Check-in will be at 5:15 PM, and the program will begin at 5:30.  You will have the opportunity to hear from current students about how they utilize the Providence campus through clinics, externships, and coursework, as well as get a chance to tour the Providence facility.

 

To register for this event, please RSVP here.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at (401) 254-4555 or at admissions@rwu.edu.  We hope to see you in Providence on January 30th!

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Washington, DC Area Info Session for Prospective Students

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm  |  Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel

We invite you to our DC Area Info Session.  Come learn about our Affordable Excellence Initiative and Clinical Guarantee.  You will have the opportunity to meet with an admissions representative and mingle with Dean Michael J. Yelnosky and RWU Law alumni at an Alumni Reception following the Info Session.

 

To register for the Info Session, please RSVP here.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at (401) 254-4555 or admissions@rwu.edu.  We look forward to meeting you in DC!

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