Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Y2Y: Julia Day, '74, leads Food For Thought 2/27

Yellowjacket 2 Yellowjacket: Food For Thought 2013

Interested in Human Right Policies? Come learn first-hand from UR alum Julia Day '74, how the NYS Division of Human Rights investigates, prosecutes, and conducts hearings to determine if discriminatory conduct in violation of New York State law has occurred.  Day will also answer questions about internships and career opportunities.

Julia Day 
Wednesday, Feb. 27,  2:30 pm
Career Center Conference Room, 302 Meliora

Julia B. Lederman, often known as Julia Day, is a 1974 graduate (with High Distinction) of the University of Rochester, where she was a Political Science major. Her first career was in broadcast journalism, including several years as News Director and broadcaster at WDKX radio. In 1978, she became an investigator at the New York State Division of Human Rights, where she later became a supervising investigator and now serves as Regional Director of the 17-county Rochester/Syracuse regional offices. She supervises the staff and their investigations of over 1,000 cases each year, and issues rulings as to whether cases have merit.  New York State Division Human Rights is a state agency that enforces state and federal laws against discrimination in employment, housing, credit, public accommodations, education, and other areas.

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