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AI & Inequities 

May 11, 2022

Dana Dyer L’22 has authored a trailblazing report shining a light on how AI contributes to racial bias in hiring processes for Black educators.

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Cross-Disciplinary LGBTQ Certificate 

May 9, 2022

The new, formalized, cross-disciplinary program will enable students to study LGBTQ+ issues from multiple perspectives.

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Posthumous Honor for Trailblazing Alum 

May 4, 2022

The American Economic Association has named Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Ed’1918, G’1921, L’1927, Hon’1974 a 2022 Distinguished Fellow.

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Battling Bias 

April 22, 2022

Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court spoke about implicit and structural bias during the Provost’s Lecture on Diversity and the Owen J. Roberts Lecture in Constitutional Law.

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Historic SCOTUS Confirmation 

April 8, 2022

Penn Carey Law reacts to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States as the country’s first Black woman justice.

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Uplifting National Trans Day of Visibility at Penn Carey Law 

March 31, 2022

As numerous proposed laws and policies threaten transgender rights around the country, it is especially important to provide affirmation, education, and advocacy.

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Prof. Dorothy Roberts traces the history of race and the regulation of Black women’s bodies in chapter for The 1619 Project 

March 24, 2022

Roberts is an acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, and is the founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society in the Center for Africana Studies.

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Benjamin Nadolsky L’24, WG’24 appointed to President Biden’s Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board 

March 23, 2022

On the Access Board, Nadolsky is eager to contribute to conversations about disability accessibility to technology.

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Introducing the inaugural class of Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Scholars 

March 22, 2022

Three University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School students receive scholarships honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Alexander, the first Black woman to earn her degree from the Law School.

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Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Raymond Pace Alexander W’1920 

March 18, 2022

Alexander founded the first Black law firm in Philadelphia and was a prominent civil rights leader.

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