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Recent Events

​​​ Annual Martin Luther King Day Remembrance

  • 2022: Professor Richard Rothstein
  • 2021: Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton (JD '92)
  • 2020: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Community Conversations Lecture Series

  • 2022
    • April 20, 2022 - The Implications of the War in Ukraine for International Law

  • 2021
    • March 10, 2021 - From Words to Actions with Jahmal Cole, My Block, My Hood, My City
    • April 13, 2021​ - Microagressions and Microaffirmations
    • April 12, 2021 - ​"Undocumented Lawyer" Film/Discussion
    • October 26, 2021 - Perspectives on Asian-Americans and the Law
  • 2020
    • ​September 17, 2020 - Policing and Racial Justice: Where Do We Go from Here? 
    • October 5, 2020 - The Right to Vote in 2020
    • October 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Racial Health Disparities in Cook County 
    • June 10, 2020 - Antiracism in the Law and Legal Profession (co-sponsored by Ice Miller)
DEI Student Training
  • 2021
    • ​"Just Cause" 1L DEI Orientation
    • Bystander Training-Student Organization Leader Training
    • Transgender 101 in the Legal Profession with OutLaws
    • Path to Allyship: Confronting Bias
  • 2020
    • ​The Defamation Experience (co-sponsored by DefEx Online)
    •  Implicit Bias Training by Jaharis Health Law Institute Executive Director Alice Setrini and the Women of Color Collective

Annual Diversity Scholarship Reception (with over $20,000 in scholarships awarded annually)

Annual SBA Diversity Week

  • 2022 
      • March 28, 2022 - Sexual Harassment Prevention with Dina Ninfo (Personnel Counsel at Illinois Department of Central Management Services) and Kathryn Statz (Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator at DePaul)

      • March 29, 2022 - JHLI Lunch Lecture Series Presents in Collaboration with SBA Diversity Week: Engaging with Invisible Disabilities as Advocates and Allies

      • March 30, 2022 - SBA Diversity Week presents in collaboration with APALSA, LLSA, & SAIL: Home & Identity

      • March 31, 2022 - SBA Diversity Week presents in collaboration with BLSA & WoCC: Hidden Biases in Courts Appointments

  • 2021
    • ​November 1, 2021 - Q + A on LGBTQ+ Issues in Immigration with Aneesha Gandhi
    • November 2, 2021 - Bystander Training with DePaul Law Alumni Board and Diversity Council member Sufyan Sohel
    • November 3, 2021 - SBA Diversity Week Presents in Collaboration with JHLI Lunch Lecture Series: Facing Health Disparities Experienced by Native American Communities
    • November 4, 2021 - SBA Diversity Week in Collaboration with BLSA presents: One Year After George Floyd: where Are We Now?
    • November 5, 2021 - SBA Diversity Week in collaboration with LLSA Presents Diversity week: Latinx presence across Illinois Government.