Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

2017 Spring Benefit

  • New York Public Library

Hosted by Byron Pitts of ABC's Nightline

Honoring 

Hon. Katherine B. Forrest, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York

The 2017 Spring Benefit Host Committee

Kyle Bisceglie, Gary Bornstein,  Midwin Charles, Carrie Cosenza, Glenn Guszkowski, Kyle Pitts, Ghillaine Reid, Javier Seymore, Philip Weingold, Kyle Wetzold

The Adams Street Foundation Board of Directors

Colby Allsbrook (Co-chair), Wes Earnhardt (Co-chair), Jillian Berman, Kate Gehring, Lynn A. Dummett, Suzette Dyer (SLJ Principal), Karen Kowalski, Beth Lind, Alison L. Moore, Barry Rashkover, Joaquin M. Sena

Apr
30
10:00 am10:00

Race Judicata 2017

Race Judicata is an annual 5K run/walk, hosted by the Student Bar Association of Brooklyn Law School and SLJ's Junior Board. All proceeds from the race are donated to the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice, in memory of the late BLS Professor Barry Zaretsky.

Race Judicata 2017 will take on Sunday, April 30 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Registration and check-in will begin at 10:00 am, and the race will begin at 11:00 am. All are welcome to run, walk, or cheer.

To support SLJ and help us raise money for this event, you can create a running/walking team or contribute to someone else's team (including SLJ students and faculty who will be taking part in the race!) Please consider donating any amount, large or small, to Team Law & Justice or any of the other teams that are participating. All donations to all teams will go to support college and career prep and enrichment programs at SLJ.

Please click here for more information and to register!

For further information or to get help creating a team, donating to a team, or registering to run/walk, please contact Amanda Zenteno at azenteno@283adams.org.

 


ASF/SLJ Jr. Board Presents the Second Annual Class Acts: Stories from School
Nov
15
8:00 pm20:00

ASF/SLJ Jr. Board Presents the Second Annual Class Acts: Stories from School

  • Hill Country Brooklyn

Join us for another evening of hilarious stories about our favorite theme - school!


Featuring some of NYC's finest artists, writers, and performers.

RAFFLE ITEMS

  • Date Night Package for Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 
  • Nets Tickets

TICKETS

  • $40 ADMISSION - includes Hill Country's Taste of Texas hors d'oeuvres

All proceeds go to support the
Urban Assembly School for Law & Justice.


Storytellers include:

Paul Beatty is first American to win the Man Booker prize for his novel The Sellout, which also garnered the 2015 National Book Critics Circle award in fiction. Mr. Beatty also wrote the critically acclaimed novel The White Boy Shuffle.

Nikyatu Jusu is a Sierra Leonean-American filmmaker, teacher, and Spike Lee Fellowship Award recipient. Several of Nikyatu's shorts were aired on HBO and her work includes Say Grace Before Drowning and the upcoming feature film Flowers

Tim Krieder is an essayist and cartoonist. He has contributed to many publications, including The New York Times, Al Jazeera, and The Comics Journal.  His most recent book is We Learn Nothing.

Camille Perri is the author of The Assistants, and a former books editor for Esquire and Cosmopolitan. 

Sunil Yapa is the author of Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, which was named one of Time magazine's best books of the year. 


If you can't join us, please consider making a donation to support SLJ's students. No amount is too small!

  • $10 provides snacks for one day of after school tutoring and enrichment programming
  • $20 sends a 10th grader on a field trip to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia
  • $50 gets an athletic uniform for a player on SLJ's volleyball, soccer, or basketball team
  • $100 allows a student to register for an Advanced Placement exam 
  • $200 covers a full semester of SAT prep classes for an 11th grader
  • $250 allows a 12th grader to participate in a five-campus overnight college visit

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Spring Benefit
Apr
19
6:00 pm18:00

2016 Spring Benefit

  • New York Public Library

Honoring Michele Roberts, Executive Director, NBA Players Association

Hosted by Byron Pitts of ABC's Nightline

Thank you to all our supporters for helping us make this benefit our biggest and best ever! If you haven't yet made a gift, it's not too late. 

Photos courtesy of Jason Gardner Photo + Video

2016 Benefit Host Committee

Jillian Berman, Kyle C. Bisceglie, Kathlyn Card Beckles, Midwin Charles, Carrie Cosenza, Glenn Guszkowski, Heidi Hamilton, Daniel Z. Mollin, Neikelle Moore, Kyle Pitts, Javier R. Seymore

The Adams Street Foundation Board of Directors

Colby Allsbrook (Co-chair), Lynn A. Dummett, Suzette Dyer (SLJ Principal), Wes Earnhardt, David L. Kornblau (Co-chair), Karen Kowalski, Beth Lind, Alison L. Moore, Barry Rashkover, Joaquin M. Sena

 

Race Judicata 2016
Apr
16
12:30 pm12:30

Race Judicata 2016

  • Prospect Park

Race Judicata is a 5K run/walk held annually in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, hosted by the Student Bar Association of Brooklyn Law School and SLJ's Junior Board. All proceeds from the race are donated to the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice, in memory of the late BLS Professor Barry Zaretsky.

Race Judicata 2016 will take on Saturday, April 16 in Prospect Park (entrance at Bartel-Pritchard Square). Registration and check-in will begin at 10:00 am, and the race will begin at 11:00 am. All are welcome to run, walk, or cheer.

To support SLJ and help us raise money for this event, you can create a running/walking team or contribute to someone else's team (including SLJ students and faculty who will be taking part in the race!).

Please consider donating any amount, large or small, to Team Law & Justice or any of the other teams that are participating. All donations to all teams will go to support college and career prep and enrichment programs at SLJ.

For further information or to get help creating a team, donating to a team, or registering to run/walk, please contact Carrie Angoff at cangoff@283adams.org or 718-834-6716.

Click here to see photos from Race Judicata 2015


Urban Assembly School for Law & Justice Junior Board
Jared Axelrod, Sarah Berman, Justin Druke, Lauren Jones, Joe Keohane (Chair), Aaron Levine, Jonathan Schienberg

 

SLJ Open Day
Oct
16
8:45 am08:45

SLJ Open Day

Come see what we're all about!

Spend a morning with SLJ students and staff and get a chance to see first-hand what makes our school special.

  • Breakfast and Welcome from Principal Suzette Dyer
  • School Tour
  • Class Visits
  • Student Panel Discussion

To RSVP or for more information, please email Carrie Angoff, Executive Director, Adams Street Foundation at cangoff@283adams.org.