2018 Midyear Meeting and Education Program

The Midyear Meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Consortium on Racial & Ethnic Fairness in the Courts (National Consortium) and the Board of Advisors will be held at Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse, 175 NW 1st Avenue, 11th Floor, Miami, FL 33128, on Friday, January 12, 2018 and Saturday, January 13, 2018. The education program and meeting schedule are as follows:

Friday, January 12, 2018
9:00 a.m.  – 12 p.m.              Education program
12:15  - 1:30 p.m.                 Lunch
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.                   Board Meeting 

Saturday, January 13, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The impact of immigration law in state courts is the topic of the education program, which is co-sponsored by several legal services providers and voluntary bar associations from the Miami Dade area. The draft save-the-date notice is attached. The meeting agenda includes the agenda items of the December 2017 meeting, but the focus is an extended discussion of the proposed changes to the By-Laws.


We reserved a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency Miami from Wednesday January 10, 2018, through Sunday January 14, 2018 at $176, plus tax per night.  Reservations should be made no later than Friday, December 22, 2017, by calling 1-800-223-1234 or 305-358-1234 and reference “National Consortium” or “NCREFC”.  If you want to extend your time in Miami, the hotel will extend the group rate three days before and three days after our group room block dates, on a space available basis.

Hyatt Regency Miami
400 Southeast 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33131