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:

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CLEO SPOTLIGHTS LAW SCHOOL, ATTORNEYS, AND ACTIVISTS WITH VIRTUAL PROGRAM IN HONOR OF ITS 52ND ANNIVERSARY

Stacey Y. Abrams, Penn State Dickinson Law, Barbara McQuade, and the Three Black Lives Matter Co-Founders Recognized during November 12th Virtual Awards Reception. In celebration of its 52nd anniversary, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) recently hosted its CLEO EDGE Virtual Honors Reception, recognizing six outstanding leaders in Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession and throughout society.

Four Individuals and a Law School Are Recipients of CLEO EDGE Honors Awards

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 CLEO EDGE Awards in Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality. CLEO, widely renowned for its mission to increase the number of lawyers from diverse backgrounds, created these recognition awards to promote its focus on the three pillars or characteristics which undergird the organization’s purpose and in recognition of its 50th anniversary.

Stacey Abrams to Receive CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award at Virtual Awards Reception

Political leader Stacey Abrams will be recognized for her lifetime achievements during the CLEO EDGE Virtual Honors reception on November 12, 2020. Candidate for Governor of Georgia, Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, and Founder of the Fair Fight Action, a national voting rights organization, Abrams will receive the CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award. The Award honors a person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession and society.

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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