Contact Information

Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development

Marsha Ross-Jackson, Esq., Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean
565 W. Adams St., Room 807
Chicago, IL 60661
mrossjac@kentlaw.iit.edu
P: (312) 906-5346
F: (312) 906-5280

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Diversity Week 2017 Events

>>  Diversity Week 2017 flier

Monday, February 27

8:30 – 10:00 am
Front Lobby

Diversity Week Kick-Off Breakfast, hosted by the Chicago-Kent Staff Committee

4:00 – 6:00 pm
10th Floor Morris Hall

BLSA  — Implicit Bias Workshop

Identify your biases before you come by taking the Harvard IAT.


Tuesday, February 28

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Room 270

Intercambio — Spanish/English language group kickoff

12:45 – 2:45 pm
Room 170

MLSA  "Ask Muslims Anything" session
Participants will be allowed to submit anonymous questions, and the panelists will respond to the questions.

5:00 – 7:00 pm
Auditorium

APALSA/ILSA — "How Will the Presidency Impact International Law?" panel discussion

Join APALSA & ILSA for a discussion on the new presidency and the future of international law! Featured speakers include Dr. James Nolt of NYU, Dean Edward Harris of Chicago-Kent, Prof. Bartram Brown of Chicago-Kent! Topics to be discussed include travel ban and immigration issues (H1B, F1/J1, EB5), free market and trade war (especially between U.S. and China), conflict of interest of Trump's business, human rights policy, nuclear and environmental issues, etc.

This is a free admission event with a reception to follow.  RSVP online.


Wednesday, March 1

11:00 – Noon
Room 580

WIL — "Sexual Assault and Implicit Bias"

Noon – 1:00 pm
Front Lobby

Diversity Food Fair

3:00 – 4:30 pm
Room C40

C-K Lambdas and the CSO "Navigating Diversity Job Fairs"

5:00 – 7:00 pm
Room 370

"Addressing Gender Nonconformity Issues in the Legal Community"


Thursday, March 2

Noon – 2:30 pm
Room 580

SBA, Faculty Diversity Committee, Institute for Law and Human Rights — Screening of the documentary "Thirteenth" followed by a panel discussion

6:00 – 9:00 pm
Auditorium and lobby

HLLSA Judges' Night

Business attire. If you plan to attend, you must RSVP online.


Friday, March 3

2nd and 3rd floor Spak

Service Day — Decorate Composition Books for the GirlForward Organization


Saturday, March 4

9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Discover Law High School "So You Think You Want to be a Lawyer" program