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Black History Month 2023 at Pepperdine Caruso Law

The Pepperdine Caruso Law Office of Diversity and Belonging invites the entire community to recognize and support Black students, attorneys, and judges. During the month of February, Caruso Law will host several occasions for students, faculty, staff, and guests to gather in celebration of Black History Month.

Dean's Speaker Series: Sanford S. Williams, Esq., MBA
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
12:40-1:30 PM | Classroom D and Zoom

In honor of Black History Month, we are excited to host the February Dean Speaker on accessibility, diversity, and digital discrimination. The featured speaker is Sanford Williams, special advisor to Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and Deputy Managing Director at the Federal Communications Commission.

Please register here

Black History Month Judges Panel
Monday, February 20, 2023
12:40-1:30 PM | Mendenhall Appellate Courtroom

Join Black Pepperdine alumni who serve as judges at various levels to discuss diversity in the judiciary and the experience of being a Black judge. Lunch will be served.

No registration required

Open Conversation
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
12:40-1:30 PM | Classroom G

Facilitated by faculty and staff, Open Conversations are a time for the Caruso Law community to engage in robust, thoughtful discussions around pressing current issues with a legal and moral perspective. All are welcome and participation is encouraged! Lunch is served. 

No registration required

Third Annual Belonging Awards
Friday, February 24, 2023
6:00-8:30 PM | The Light House

Join us for the third annual Belonging Awards which celebrates the diversity of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law. This event will honor student organizations that thoughtfully promote diversity, belonging, and important views at the school; alumni who promote diversity and belonging in their profession; and faculty, staff, and the individual students who exemplify diversity, inclusion, and belonging at the school of law.

Please register here

"Unspoken" Film Discussion
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
12:40-1:30 PM | SR-1

Join us for an insightful discussion surrounding the documentary film “Unspoken”. The documentary takes an in-depth look into the Christian heritage in Africa and examines how historical events have shaped today's vastly popular perspective of Christianity.

No registration required.