The Dallas Bar Association will host its annual Education Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 29 at the Belo Mansion. The symposium aims to bring together community leaders in the hopes of improving public education in the Metroplex.

“Improving the Lives of Children Through Advocacy,” is the theme of this year’s symposium. Educators and members of the public are invited to attend. Marquis Fomby, judicial secretary for the U.S. Marshal Service, will be giving the keynote address. During the luncheon, the Jack Lowe Sr. Award for Community Leadership will be presented to Reading Partners North Texas. SMU Dedman School of Law’s W.W. Caruth Jr. Institute for Children’s Rights is co-sponsoring the event.

Registration for DBA members and judges is $75 and $110 for non-members. A special rate of $35 per ticket is available for nonprofits. Fee waives are available if unable to afford the program. To register, go to Attendees can receive 5 hours of MCLE credit.