Contact Information

Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development

Marsha Ross-Jackson, Esq., 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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Diverse Student Organizations at IIT Chicago-Kent

Student organizations are an important part of the Chicago-Kent community, and there are a number of organizations that support students from diverse backgrounds. In addition to individual programming, these groups also work together on joint programming throughout the year.

  • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA): Chicago-Kent APALSA seeks to increase social and professional opportunities for Asian and Asian American law students both within the Chicago-Kent campus and the greater legal community.
  • Black Law Students Association (BLSA)
  • Chicago-Kent Lambdas: Lambdas (Chicago-Kent's gay-straight alliance organization on campus) is dedicated to the promotion of the equality and justice for LGBT people in the community.
  • Hellenic Law Student Association
  • Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association (HLLSA)
  • Jewish Law Students Association/Decalogue: Decalogue Society is the Chicago-Kent chapter of a bar association that provides networking opportunities for Jewish lawyers, law students and judges. 
  • Muslim Law Student Association (MLSA)
  • Society of Women in Law (WIL): The Society of Women in Law strives to address and meet the personal, professional, and academic needs of both female law students as well as all law students at Chicago-Kent through mentorship programs, professional development and networking events, volunteer opportunities, and other activities.
  • South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA)