Upcoming Diversity Matters Events (Great Lakes)

Diversity Matters events that are taking place in the Great Lakes region are listed below.

Public Events

These events are open to everyone—feel free to attend!

The University of Chicago Law School (Chicago, IL)

Law School Is for Diverse People

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 am–2:30 pm
Location: The University of Chicago Law School

The Black Law Student Association of The University of Chicago Law School is inviting students to learn more about the law school admission process and law school generally. Past topics have included how to secure a solid letter of recommendation, how to finance law school, and how to write a persuasive personal statement. Students will also have the opportunity to interact with current UChicago Law students.

Private Events

These events are being held for select audiences and are not open to the public.

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis, IN)

Summer Leadership Academy for Undergraduate Students (private)

Date: June 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 am–12:45 pm
Location: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

The Summer Law and Leadership Academy is a one-week program designed to introduce undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to law school and various careers that they may pursue with a law degree. The program will include sessions taught by IU McKinney law professors, staff, and alumni on topics such as health law, intellectual property law, criminal law, and negotiations. In addition, students will participate in a mock bail hearing, as well as a mock trial and a visit to a large law firm in downtown Indianapolis. Interested students should apply to participate.

Other Events and Activities (Great Lakes)

There are no other events or activities scheduled at this time. Check back soon!

Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Programs

First- and second-year college students: Get the skills you need to succeed in law school by attending a four-week summer prelaw program. There’s no cost to attend, and participants receive a small stipend.

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Leadership 20/20 Law Day (Kansas City, MO)


2018 Young, Gifted, and Black Conference (Seattle, WA)


Summer Leadership Academy for Undergraduate Students (Indianapolis, IN)


Road to Law School and Moot Court (Baltimore, MD)