Lawson E. Thomas was an outstanding civil rights activist who worked tirelessly to make a pronounced change in Miami’s social and political environment, and who did so utilizing the law as his tool. His first major victory on behalf of a group of clients was gained in the late 1940s when he represented black parents in Broward County who successfully sued the School Board over unequal treatment of their children. At the time, the school year for black children was three months shorter than for white children, so that black children would be available to work in the bean fields.
Pensemos en los hijos primero – para ayudar a las familias envueltas en
disputas por la tenencia de los hijos.
The goal of the presentation is to help parents understand, early in the process, the harm that conflicts over custody can do to their children; and that the fight itself can cause the most damage.
To request a copy of the DVD, please
contact the External Affairs Division at 860-757-2270