Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

In 20 Years, More than 100 Diverse Students Have Benefited from Scholarships The 2019 Minority Law Student Scholarship Application is now available online. Students can download the application at www.sfbar.org/scholarships….

Legal Community Makes Holidays Brighter for Head Start Kids

Samantha Akwei Special thanks to all of the law firms and organizations that participated in the 2018 Head Start Holiday Gift Program this winter. With your help, we were able to…

Volunteers Needed for San Francisco Mock Trial Competition

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director The Justice & Diversity Center’s Mock Trial committee is gearing up for this year’s High School Mock Trial Regional Competition and would love for…

Seeking Legal Employers to Host 1L Students for Three-Day Job Shadow Program

The 2019 JDC 1L Open Doors Job Shadow dates are March 4-6 Aimed at opening doors of opportunity for diverse law students, the Justice & Diversity Center’s 1L Open Doors Job Shadow…

Destination Law School Tours Four Bay Area Colleges

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director This fall,  Destination Law School (DSL) conducted tours at four local colleges in the Bay Area: Cal State East Bay, College of Alameda, San…

JDC School-To-College Coordinator Receives 2019 Brosnahan Fellowship Award

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director The Brosnahan Fellowship award selection committee has named its recipient for 2019: Alvaro Carvajal, School-To-College Coordinator at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC). The…

Head Start Holiday Gift Program

Sign Up Now to Spread Cheer in December BASF’s annual Head Start Holiday Gift Program has been providing holiday gifts to underserved Head Start students for almost 30 years.  This year the…

Gala Raises $360,000+ for JDC Legal and Diversity Programs

Over 400 members of the legal community were in attendance to celebrate the work of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco on September…

Minority Scholarship Reception Honors Donors and Recipients

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director On Tuesday, October 9 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship donors, recipients, board members of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) and the Bar Association…

Members Honored by Minority Bar Coalition

Congratulations to the following Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) members who are being honored by the Minority Bar Coalition with Unity Awards: Marisa Chun, McDermott Will & Emery, was…