The Cochran Firm, DC is pleased to announce that Jaiho Masam and Hope Payne of Cardozo Education Campus are winners of our 2018 Black History Month essay contest. Partner Karen E. Evans was on hand to award participants for their entries. Prizes included prepaid gift cards and copies of Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.’s book Journey to Justice.
The Cochran Firm, DC awarded each student who submitted an essay their own copy of Journey to Justice and donated additional copies to Cardozo Education Campus’ library. The essay contest was part of The Cochran Firm’s national initiative to help celebrate Black History Month and continue the legacy of our Founding Partner, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
We would like to thank our winners, Jaiho and Hope, and all those who submitted their thoughtful and inspiring essays. Furthermore, The Cochran Firm, DC would very much like to thank Cardozo Education Campus for partnering with our office to help make this event possible.
As a law firm committed to social justice and strengthening our communities, The Cochran Firm, DC believes strongly in helping to educate future generations about important events in African American History. While much has been given to help advance the cause of civil rights in America, much more remains do be done to ensure the goals of justice, equality, and advancing human rights are realized.
The Washington, DC personal injury lawyers of The Cochran Firm, DC look forward to continuing our partnerships with local public schools to support the hard work that teachers and administrators do everyday to help their students succeed. A full list of our community involvement can be found by clicking here.