LEARN ABOUT OUR 2020 HONOREES ABOUT CLEO Expanding Opportunities. For more than 45 years, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) has worked to make the law a more diverse profession by expanding opportunities for underrepresented persons to pursue a legal career. CLEO PROGRAMS Training tomorrow's lawyers, Preparing tomorrow's leaders Each year CLEO conducts a wide range of pre-law programs that are designed to prepare students for the rigor of law school and to increase retention and successful matriculation rates. Slide CLEO RESOURCES 2020 CLEO EDGE #yourvoicematters View our annual magazine for tomorrow's law students! THE CLEO D.A.I.S. The CLEO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SPOTLIGHT Introducing a new virtual “platform” designed to showcase and highlight diverse attorneys and critical inclusion initiatives from our valued partner organizations NEW ON CLEOINC.ORG:


[CLICKS] My Voice Matters Virtual Teen Town Hall – Music & Protest

On Saturday, March 27th, CLICKS will host a virtual townhall for teens and adults regarding the realities of interactions with law enforcement and the glaring disparity in media coverage of these encounters when involving Black girls and women. This discussion will examine the adultification of young Black girls, implicit biases towards Black women, and the need for social justice movements to become more gender inclusive.

Tribute to Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.: The Passing of a Civil Rights Visionary and Icon

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) Board of Directors, Advisory Council, staff, and its thousands of alumni and students express their sincere condolences to Vernon E. Jordan Jr. ’s wife, children, grandchildren, and extended family and friends.

[CLICKS] My Voice Matters Virtual Social Justice Teen Town Hall

On Saturday, March 6, 2021, in a virtual workshop setting, teenagers from across the east coast, will gather to explore the intersection of music and protesting social injustice. The symposium is tailored to provide students with a space to discuss their feelings regarding police misconduct, widespread inequality, economic disparities, and civil rights in relationship to some of the popular music they generally consume on a day-to- day basis.

LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT Penn State Dickinson Law Read More As the oldest law school in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest law schools in the country, Penn State Dickinson Law’s mission remains remarkably similar to its founding vision: to prepare students of law thoroughly for the practice of their profession.

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