2016 National Conference (New York, NY) 

The Eleventh Biennial Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization (JTB-APO) Conference was held in New York City from Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the New York Marriott Marquis. This year’s conference, “Equal Justice Under Law: Celebrating the Legacy of Judge Constance Baker Motley,” honored the 50th anniversary of the appointment of the first woman of color to the federal bench and in her honor, the first Constance Baker Motley Trailblazer Award was presented to our keynote gala dinner speaker, prominent lawyer and civil rights activist, Vernon Jordan.  We also awarded $30,000 in scholarship funds to New York area law students.  LearnMore