BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Keynote DRBA West Coast Civil Rights Conference

October 17, 2018

Peter Blanck

Dr. Peter Blanck, University Professor at Syracuse University and Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), will be a keynote speaker at the Disability Rights Bar Association’s Biennial West Coast Civil Rights Conference on October 24th, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 

The Conference theme “Defending Civil Rights in Turbulent Times” will address emerging issues in civil rights law. Blanck will speak on one of his recent projects, ABA/BBI National Study of Lawyers with Disabilities and Who Identify as LGBT+: Preliminary Findings

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About Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)

BBI reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities, with offices in Syracuse, NY, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, GA. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. For more information about BBI, visit: