Discovering Justice Events

  • Boston School Desegregation and Busing 50th Anniversary

Boston School Desegregation and Busing 50th Anniversary Event - June 20th, 2024

Join us on Thursday, June 20th for a riveting panel discussion delving into Morgan v. Hennigan (1974), the historic Boston desegregation case decided by Judge Garrity 50 years ago on June 21st, 1974.

This is a hybrid program taking place at the John J. Moakley U.S. Courthouse in Boston’s Seaport, with Zoom access available. Advanced registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

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This event was conceived by the Boston Desegregation and Busing Initiative, a committee of community leaders and activists organizing forums, exhibits, and partnerships during the 50th anniversary of Boston school desegregation. Together, we’ll unravel the past, explore the present, and draw valuable lessons for addressing persisting inequalities in Boston and beyond. Learn more at, and join us for this opportunity to engage, reflect, and advocate for the future.

Kayla Nordman

Kayla Nordman believes strongly in expanding access to comprehensive civic education to provide the next generation with the resources they need to uphold and expand upon the values of American democracy and create a more equitable future. Before joining Discovering Justice, she worked as a Legislative Intern at the Massachusetts State House and as a Program Manager for the Massachusetts Center for Civic Education. Kayla graduated from Suffolk University with a BA in International Relations.