Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Sep - Wed 13 Sep, 2000
(Session 382)

no photo available Rose Sanders (Faculty)

Chestnut, Sanders, Sanders, Pettaway & Campbell, P.C.

Rose M. Sanders is a partner in the law firm of Chestnut, Sanders, Sanders, Pettaway, and Campbell, P.C. in Selma, Alabama. She has worked as cooperating attorney with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Ms. Sanders served as the first black female judge in Alabama. From 1979 to 1981, during her tenure as director of the Remote Claims Project, Ms. Sanders conducted an extensive study of black rural land tenure in ten southeastern states for the Farmers Home Administration under the auspices of the Emergency Land Fund. She has held numerous volunteer positions including president and volunteer director of the 21st Century Youth Leadership Project, board member of the Voter Education Project, state youth coordinator of the Jesse Jackson for President Campaign, and president and volunteer director of the National Voting Rights Museum. She has also conducted an extensive survey on the status of youth leadership development. Ms. Sanders graduated from Johnson C. Smith University in political science and economics, and received a law degree from Harvard Law School.