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Headlines for the Week of March 4, 2013

Diversity Week 2013

March 4 to 8

Co-Chairs: Sabrina Leonard & Smita Sarkar

Monday, March 4

Day

Breakfast for Students, sponsored by the Student Bar Association (Contacts: Sabrina Leonard & Smita Sarkar)

  • 9 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Room 570
  • Stop by for FREE assorted bagels and breakfast pastries!
Evening

Asian Character Fun!, sponsored by APALSA (Contact: Helen Kim)

  • 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Room C90 (conference room)
  • Come hang out learn to spell your name in an Asian language! Food and drinks provided.

Tuesday, March 5

Day

"Manolo Blahniks, Bravo's Housewives, and Sheryl Sandberg: Using Stilettos to Break the Glass Ceiling," sponsored by Women in Law (Contact: Abby Whit)

  • 2 p.m.
  • Room 570
  • Professor Felice Batlan will speak on breaking through the glass ceiling as a woman.
Evening

Civil Rights & Minority Success Panel, sponsored by BLSA (Contact: Nickolas Spencer)

  • 6 p.m.
  • Room C20
  • Join BLSA for a panel discussion concerning the pressing legal issues facing minorities, including the recent controversy surrounding voting rights. The esteemed panelists include Renee Hatcher of the Chicago Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights, Assistant Attorney General Krenice Roseman, and Alex Breland of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP.

Wednesday, March 6

Day

Inter-Diversity Mixer, sponsored by the Student Bar Association and ALL diverse student organizations

  • 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Lobby
  • Each diversity organization will set up a table with their favorite foods and snacks from different cultures!
Evening

Pink Saris Screening, sponsored by SALSA (Contact: Asha George)

  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Room C20
  • Come watch the Humanitarian Award-winning documentary Pink Saris. The film follows Sampat Pal, the leader of the Gulabi Gang, a group of Indian women vigilantes and activists. The event will include Indian food and a discussion after the film.

Thursday, March 7

Day

Family Law and the LGBT Community, sponsored by the Lambdas (Contact: Justin Cabuhat)

  • Noon to 1 p.m.
  • Room 570
  • Please join us for a panel discussion on current topics affecting the LGBT community with regards to family law. Our featured panelists include Richard Wilson and Carol Jones. Food and beverages will be served. We hope to see you there!
Evening

Judges' Night, sponsored by HLLSA (Contact: Roberto Martell)

  • 6 p.m.
  • 10th floor event room
  • Please join HLLSA in recognizing the Honorable Ronald A. Guzman for his dedication to public service and his contributions to the Latino community.

Friday, March 8

Evening

All-School Social in honor of Diversity Week, sponsored by the Student Bar Association (Contacts: Smita Sarkar, Sabrina Leonard & Julio Costa)

  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • English Bar & Restaurant, 444 N. LaSalle
  • Come to English for an all-school happy hour! $20 wristbands for all you can (responsibly) drink beer, wine and well liquor.


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