Monday, December 18, 2017

2nd Annual Pathway to Law Summit

Join us for the 2nd annual Pathway to Law Summit, where faculty and law professionals come together to share ideas and collaborate in order to strengthen the pipline of diverse students into the legal profession. Also join us for the Faculty Champion Professional Development Day before the event, which will be focused on the topic, "Implicity Bias and You."


Event Details

Date: February 25, 2017

Time: 8:30AM - 6:30PM

Location: UC Irvine School of Law



Hotel Room Reservation


A limited number of rooms have been reserved for Conference attendees at the Fairmont hotel. Free shuttle service is available to/from John Wayne airport and to/from UC Irvine. Please book here.


  • Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Irvine School of Law
  • California Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson


  • "Handing off – from Community College to Undergrad”
  • “Building Your Team – Advisory Councils, Regional MOU’s, Feeder High Schools and More”
  • “LSAC – Discover Law”
  • “A Street Law Compendium”

Diversity Champion Awards

Diversity Champion Awards will be presented to Florin High Law Academy, East Los Angeles College, and FastCase.


For questions about the event or how to register, please contact Leslie Cunningham at


Pathway to Law Professional Development Workshop

Registration is also open for the Pathway to Law Professional Development Workshop, held on Friday, February 24, 2017 in conjunction with the Pathway to Law Summit. The event will be held at UC Irvine School of Law, and will focus on the concepts of implicit bias and stereotype threat - how to recognize in the classroom and learn strategies to reduce the effects in order to maximize student performance. The workshop is open to Community College Faculty Champions, Advisory Board members and community college administrators.

Complete the Pathway to Law Summit registration form to register for this event.


Event Details

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

Time: 10AM - 6PM

Location: UC Irvine School of Law


"Maximizing Student Performance by Reducing the Effects of Implicit Bias and Stereotype Threat"
Kimberly Papillon, Esq. and Professor Rodney O. Fong


During this interactive course you will learn about implicit bias and stereotype threat, where they come from, how they affect individuals or groups, how they impact the individual’s thinking and processing, and how they can impede student performance. Also, you will be able to recognize it in your students, identify any materials, locations, actions or words that might trigger the effects, and learn strategies to reduce the effects in order to maximize their performance. Finally, you will be able share the concepts to your colleagues and students so they can be empowered to make the appropriate changes themselves.

Contact Us

Leslie Cunningham
Executive Director