Join the YLS for a week of educational programming aimed at unpacking some of the most important diverse topics in the legal field. Check out our full list of programming below!

Monday, April 15
12:00-1:00 PM: SCOTUS, College Admissions, and Affirmative Action – Past, Present, and Future (Co-Hosted by the Albanian Bar Association)
5:30-6:30 PM: Embark on a Journey: Navigating Your Career as a Diverse Attorney (Co-Hosted by the Black Men Lawyers’ Association)

Tuesday, April 16
12:00-1:00 PM: Sanctuary Cities and Our Borders: A Discussion with Richard Hanus (Co-Hosted by the Decalogue Society)
4:30-5:30 PM: Protecting your Mental Health as a Minority Lawyer: A Discussion with Myrna McCallum (Co-Hosted by the South Asian Bar Association)

Wednesday, April 17
12:00-1:00 PM: How to Recruit and Retain a Diverse Workforce (And Why it Matters) (Co-Hosted by the Cook County Bar Association)
4:30-6:30 PM: The Path to Becoming a Judge as a Minority, a Panel Discussion (Co-Hosted by the Puerto Rican Bar Association)

Thursday, April 18
12:00-1:00: Changing Laws of LGBTQ+ Family Rights and Surrogacy (Co-Hosted by the CBA LGBTQ+ Committee)
5:00-6:30 PM: Diversity Week Closing Reception (Co-Hosted by the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois and Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago)

Be sure to join us on April 18 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. for the closing reception at the CBA Building (321 S. Plymouth Court) featuring keynote speaker Judge Mary Cay Marubio! RSVP for the free reception here.

Diversity Week is co-sponsored by the CBA D.I.C.E. Program

Diversity Week is co-hosted by the following organizations