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Cassandra Sneed Ogden to Receive CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award at 2021 Virtual Awards Reception

Alexandria, VA—November 4, 2021—Cassandra Sneed Ogden, former Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) Chief Executive Officer,  will be the recipient of the CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award on Thursday, November 18, 2021.  Ogden will be recognized for her lifetime achievements during the CLEO EDGE Honors virtual reception. She led the venerable, 53-year old organization from 1995 until her retirement in 2020.

CLEO Announces Three Individuals to Receive CLEO EDGE Honors Awards

Alexandria, VA—October 21, 2021—Evangeline Mitchell, Yolanda Hawkins-Bautista, and Cuong Quy Huynh will be the recipients of the 2021 CLEO EDGE Awards during the CLEO EDGE Virtual Honors Reception on November 18, 2021, from  6 – 7:30pm.  CLEO, widely renowned for its mission to increase the number of lawyers from diverse backgrounds, created these awards to promote its focus on the three pillars or characteristics which undergird the organization’s purpose and in recognition of its 50th anniversary.  Those pillars are Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality.

NEA Vice President to be a Featured Speaker at Virtual Teen Town Hall Meeting

National Education Association (NEA) Vice President Princess Moss will be part of a discussion focused on “The Safe Return in 2021: Back to School, This is the Year!” Joining her are Dr. Karla Paylor, a Maryland-Licensed Pediatrician; Dr. Kellie McCants-Price, a Maryland-Board Certified Child Psychologist; and Subramonianpillai Teal, a Maryland-Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical.