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Diversity Week

William H. Gates Hall

All Day Event

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Monday, February 23, 2015


12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m.: Ebola: How Race and Socioeconomic Factors have Affected Treatment; Gates Hall, Room 119

Speakers: UW Law Barer Fellows & a King County Public Health Department Representative


3:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m.: Prospectives on the criminal justice system from persons of color.  Speakers are from the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, King County Prosecutor’s Office and the Associated Counsel for the Accused; Gates Hall, Room TBA


Tuesday, February 24, 2015


12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.: Problems and Solutions - Recognizing Gender Discrimination in the Legal Profession: A panel discussion regarding what, if any, forms of discrimination women are likely to experience as attorneys and how to handle such situations; Gates Hall, Room 119


3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Theft: How Ethnic Minorities Are Exploited and Deprived of Income: A panel discussion sponsored by the Law and Business Association and the Latino Law Students Association; Gates Hall, Room 117


Wednesday, February 25, 2015


12:30 p.m. – 1:20p.m.: And Just Who is Responsible? Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole , Seattle Police Monitoring Team member to discuss law enforcement in Seattle’s communities of color; Gates Hall, Room 119.


3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Rights for the Disabled: Are We There Yet? A panel discussion sponsored by Washington Attorneys with Disabilities. Speakers TBA; Gates Hall, Room 115 


Thursday, February 26, 2015


12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.: Consumer Rights or Human Rights? An Ideological Conversation About the Arlene’s Flowers Case; Gates Hall, Room 117

Speakers: Terry Price, UW Law; Austin Nimocks, Alliance Defending Freedom; Kim Gunning, Assistant Attorney General; Michael Scott


3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.:

1)      Diversity & Justice Fair: visit information tables and speak with representatives from Seattle based social justice organizations

2)      Unveiling of Martin Luther King Junior Pictures

3)      Thank God it’s Thursday: Enjoy beverages, southern style desserts and music from a local Jazz group


All activities will take place in William H. Gates Hall in the Brotman Galleria


Friday, February 27, 2015


12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Queering Justice: Examining the Criminalization of LGBTQ Communities. 
This event  will examine LGBTQ rights and healthcare issues during incarceration.  3.5 CLE Credits (.5 Ethics credits) pending.  Register here: https://www.law.washington.edu/events/lgbtq/


5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Native American Law Students Association Salmon Dinner and Bingo, $10 per person

For tickets, please contact Crys O'Grady at crystalo@uw.edu

Samuel Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center; 3931 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle, WA