Diversity Week, February 2015

Seattle University School of Law invites you to participate in a full schedule of events for Diversity Week 2015.  Diversity Week begins on Monday, February 23, 2015.

Diversity Week is an annual student-organized week of events focused on celebrating and understanding diversity.  Student organizations sponsor a variety of events including film screenings and panel presentations throughout the week, each one focusing some aspect of diversity.  This year's theme is is "What role can you play in Empowering Diverse Relationships?".

Monday, February 23

Social Justice Monday: "Poverty Traps: Prohibiting Inquiries on Workplace Status and Criminal Background"
Noon - 12:50 p.m.
Room C5

Hosted by: BLSA, LLSA, and Outlaws 

"Diversity in the Workplace" Panel Discussion
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Room C1


Tuesday, February 24

"SPD Monitoring Team on Police Reform, Accountability & Community Involvement"
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Room C6

Speakers: Deputy Director of the Police Assessment Resource Center Matthew Barge; Marnie Carlin MacDiarmid from the Office of Police Accountability; Mr. Ian Warner; and Mr. Ron Ward.  Hosted by: The Dean's Office  

"How to Achieve Justice in Conflict: An Eastern DR Congo Case Study"
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Room C1

Speaker: Former U.S. Ambassador to DR Congo and Malawi Roger Meece.  Hosted by: National Securities Law & Policy Society and Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project

Wednesday, February 25

Events hosted by Women's Law Caucus, Phi Alpha Delta, Business & Entrepreneurial Law Association, and Food Law Society

"Overcoming the Wage Gap" Panel Discussion
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Room C1

Film screening: "Food Chains: Exploring Farmworker Injustice and the Wage Gap"
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Room C6

Thursday, February 26

"U.S. Drug Policy and the War on Drugs in our Communities" Panel Discussion
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Room 109

Speakers: Seattle University School of Law Professor Dean Spade and Alison Holcomb of the ACLU National Campaign to End Mass Incarceration.  Hosted by: ACLU at SU and Cannabis Law Society

Friday, February 27

APILSA Karaoke Night! Come see the winning professors or deans sing.
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Tickets on sale on the Court Level Feb. 17-20 & Feb. 23-27.  Unlimited food and drinks included in ticket.

Questions? Contact Grace Chu at chug@seattleu.edu.