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12
Sep
Save the Date: CLEO is Turning 50!

Save the Date for our 50th ANNIVERSARY GALA: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at The Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC!

Posted in: EVENTS, FEATURE,
16
Jul
PHOTO/VIDEO RECAP: “Who’s Got Your Back” Teen Town Hall

Photo and video recap of “Who’s Got Your Back” – Justice & Diversity Teen Town Hall that was held at M&T Bank Stadium on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. Presented by the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), Inc.’s mentoring program for diverse and underserved youth, CLICKS (CLEO Legally Inspired College Kohorts of Students).

Posted in: CLICKS, EVENTS, FEATURE, Uncategorized,
03
May
CLEO, Inc. Announces Momentous Partnership with LSAC on Eve of 50th Anniversary

LARGO, MD – The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) is getting a jumpstart to its historic 2018 50th Anniversary celebrations with a major financial gift from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Envisioning a new and mutually rewarding relationship, LSAC and CLEO will memorialize their commitment with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding…

Posted in: FEATURE, PRESS,
Tags: Council on Legal Education Opportunity, 50th Anniversary, Law School Admission Council, LSAC, CLEO,
01
May
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: COME TO CLICKS CAMP! JUNE 24-JULY 1

CLICKS Camp is an event for students participating in the CLICKS mentoring program to spend some time in Washington D.C. and the Appalachian Mountains in western Maryland. A FUN WEEK WITH FUN ACTIVITIES!

Posted in: CLICKS,
Tags: Summer Camp, teen camp, mentoring, mentors, Western Maryland, Washington DC, workshops, leadership, university tours, CLEO, CLICKS,
27
Apr
CLICKS Teen Town Hall “Who’s Got Your Back” on WJZ Baltimore

The CLICKS Justice and Diversity Teen Town Hall helps motivate young men and women with hands-on workshops.

“If you learn to reach out and ask for help, there’s so many people in the community that are willing and want to help you,” said Cassandra Sneed Ogden, with the Council on Legal Education Opportunity.

Posted in: CLICKS, FEATURE, PRESS,
Tags: Teen Town Hall, high school students, WJZ Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, Cassandra Ogden, mentoring, CLEO, Baltimore City Public High Schools, CLICKS,
20
Apr
LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Mitchell Hamline School of Law
LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Mitchell Hamline School of Law April 20, 2017 Posted by: cleowww Category: LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT, No Comments “Earn a J.D. from anywhere in the world,” touts Mitchell Hamline, CLEO’s 2017 Pre-law Summer Institute (PLSI) host. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, the law school has a long history of graduating students from diverse [...]
13
Dec
CLEO ALUMNA IS NEWLY ELECTED CALIFORNIA CONGRESSWOMAN

CLEO is proud to announce that Nanette Barragán, a CLEO alumna, has been elected to the 115th Congress of the United States.

Posted in: CLEO FELLOW SPOTLIGHT, FEATURE,
Tags: CLEO ALUMNI NEWS, NEWS,
17
Nov
LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR: Ashley Williams

I knew I wanted to go to law school when I got into the Law Magnet Program at Dorsey High School. I was also fueled by the fact that in my experience as a foster youth, there were few lawyers who effectively advocated on my behalf and my life was severely impacted because of it. Those experiences fueled my passion to become a lawyer that adequately represented the voice of foster youth.

Posted in: ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT, LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT,
17
Nov
CLEO COLLEGE SCHOLAR: Carlos Orbe

CLEO was made available to me once I became a member of the Lawbound Scholars PRLDEF program affiliated with Latino Justice. It was after joining I was able to see how involved CLEO is with Hispanics not only in New York but also across the United States.

Posted in: ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT, COLLEGE SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT,
14
Nov
LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

Drake University Law School has long proven its dedication to diversity and inclusion. One point of pride is alumnus Charles Preston Howard, a 1920 graduate of the law school, who co-founded the National Bar Association

Posted in: LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT,
03
May
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Price

I have argued in state trial court, federal district court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and when appropriate, develop publications with Know Your Rights information and/or identifying best practices. As a result of my litigation, I have had the opportunity to draft training for the Barstow Police Department and prepare training for the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department on inmates with disabilities.

Posted in: ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT,