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Recent Events

​​​​Annual Martin Luther King Day Remembrance

  • 2022: Save-the-Date - January 19, 2022
  • 2021: Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton (JD '92)
  • 2020: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Community Conversations Lecture Series

  • 2021
  1. From Words to Actions with Jahmal Cole, My Block, My Hood, My City
  2. Microagressions and Microaffirmations
  3. "Undocumented Lawyer" Film/Discussion
  4. Perspectives on Asian-Americans and the Law
  • 2020
  1. Policing and Racial Justice: Where Do We Go from Here? 
  2. The Right to Vote in 2020
  3. COVID-19 Racial Health Disparities in Cook County 
  4. Antiracism in the Law and Legal Profession (co-sponsored by Ice Miller)
DEI Student Training
  • 2021

  1. "Just Cause" 1L DEI Orientation
  2. Bystander Training-Student Organization Leader Training
  3. Transgender 101 in the Legal Profession with OutLaws
  4. Path to Allyship: Confronting Bias
  • 2020

  1. The Defamation Experience (co-sponsored by DefEx Online)
  2. 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 ​Save-the-Date - April 4-8, 2022
  • 2021
  1. November 1, 2021 - Q + A on LGBTQ+ Issues in Immigration with Aneesha Gandhi​
  2. November 2, 2021 - Bystander Training with DePaul Law Alumni Board and Diversity Council member Sufyan Sohel
  3. November 3, 2021 - SBA Diversity Week Presents in Collaboration with JHLI Lunch Lecture Series: Facing Health Disparities Experienced by Native American Communities
  4. November 4, 2021 - SBA Diversity Week in Collaboration with BLSA presents: One Year After George Floyd: where Are We Now?
  5. November 5, 2021 - SBA Diversity Week in collaboration with LLSA Presents Diversity week: Latinx presence across Illinois Government.