Upcoming Diversity Matters Events (Northwest)

Diversity Matters events that are taking place in the Northwest are listed below.

Public Events

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

University of Washington School of Law (Seattle, WA)

Shades of Purple 2018

Date: July 17, 2018
Time: 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Location: University of Washington School of Law

Shades of Purple, hosted by the University of Washington School of Law in partnership with the UW Office of Minority Affairs and the Diversity Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment team, is a student conference for rising high school seniors of underrepresented minorities. The program is open to all regardless of race/ethnicity, but specific focus is given to underrepresented minority groups to encourage them to attend the event. These groups include African American, Pacific Islander (Melanesian, Polynesian, Micronesian), Southeast Asian (Vietnamese, Lao, Khmer, Hmong, Mien, etc.), Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native. Shades of Purple was created to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue higher education. It gives them the opportunity to experience campus life, discover law, and learn about making a difference in their communities!

University of Washington School of Law (Seattle, WA)

Shades of Purple 2018

Date: August 15, 2018
Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Location: University of Washington School of Law

Shades of Purple, hosted by the University of Washington School of Law in partnership with the UW Office of Minority Affairs and the Diversity Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment team, is a student conference for rising high school seniors of underrepresented minorities. The program is open to all regardless of race/ethnicity, but specific focus is given to underrepresented minority groups to encourage them to attend the event. These groups include African American, Pacific Islander (Melanesian, Polynesian, Micronesian), Southeast Asian (Vietnamese, Lao, Khmer, Hmong, Mien, etc.), Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native. Shades of Purple was created to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue higher education. It gives them the opportunity to experience campus life, discover law, and learn about making a difference in their communities!

Private Events

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

University of Washington School of Law (Seattle, WA)

Women’s Center Bridging the Gap: Discovering Law and Making a Difference (private)

Date: July 24, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Location: University of Washington School of Law

High school students from diverse backgrounds are invited to attend an interactive workshop hosted by the University of Washington School of Law. In partnership with the UW Women's Center, the UW School of Law will encourage diverse students to pursue an advanced degree and to consider a future career in the law. Participating students will discuss why it is never too early to plan for law school and how a legal career can help them make a difference in their communities.

Other Events and Activities (Northwest)

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

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Upcoming Events

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July

19

Summer Youth Institute (Milwaukee, WI)

24

Women’s Center Bridging the Gap: Discovering Law and Making a Difference (Seattle, WA)

30

Constitutional Law Camp (San Antonio, TX)
August

3

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

15

Shades of Purple 2018 (Seattle, WA)
September

6

William Smith High School at Denver Law (Denver, CO)

7

UC Hastings Diversity Outreach Day (San Francisco, CA)
November

17

Q&A: Queers and Allies Discover the Law (Topeka, KS)