Dickinson Law Antiracist Development Institute News

Serena Hermitt SERENA HERMITT JOINS ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AS EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR

January 2024 — It was the happiest sort of coincidence. Serena Hermitt and her partner had been discussing moving out of Philadelphia and closer to their families when TaWanda Hunter Stallworth, the program manager for Penn State Dickinson Law’s Antiracist Development Institute (ADI), reached out. Full story

Sherrilyn Ifill (left) and Dean Danielle M. Conway (right) CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER SHERRILYN IFILL’S KEYNOTE HIGHLIGHTS ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE’S “ENERGIZING” INAUGURAL CONVENING AT DICKINSON LAW

October 2023 — A few minutes into her keynote speech at the Antiracist Development Institute’s Inaugural Convening at Penn State Dickinson Law, former president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherrilyn Ifill spoke directly to the 1L students in the audience. Full story

Sherrilyn Ifill SHERRILYN IFILL TO SERVE AS PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW’S ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE INAUGURAL CONVENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

October 2023 — Penn State Dickinson Law is pleased to announce Sherrilyn Ifill, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Esq. Endowed Chair in Civil Rights at Howard University School of Law, as the keynote speaker at the Antiracist Development Institute (ADI) Inaugural Convening, held from October 11 – 14. Full story

Lutie Lytle DICKINSON LAW HOSTS SUCCESSFUL LUTIE A. LYTLE BLACK WOMEN LAW FACULTY WORKSHOP AND WRITING RETREAT

July 2023 — University of Colorado Law School Dean and Provost’s Professor of Law Lolita Buckner Inniss attends many conferences and gatherings focused on legal scholarship and law school leadership each year. But there is something special about the Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop and Writing Retreat that sets it apart from others. Full story

Lutie Lytle LUTIE A. LYTLE CONFERENCE DATE ANNOUNCED

February 2023 — Please save the date for the 17th Annual Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop and Writing Retreat! Full story

Sign JOHN D. AND CATHERINE T. MacARTHUR FOUNDATION AWARDS $500,000 GRANT TO PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW’S ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

August 2022 — Last year, Penn State Dickinson Law Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law Danielle M. Conway unveiled a project to a close friend, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, that had been long in the conception and planning stages. Conway instinctively knew that she could trust Roosevelt to give her honest and critical feedback. Conway outlined the concept for an institute offering organizations across the country systems design-based approaches to implementing antiracist practices, processes and policies throughout their functions. Read more

Building ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE HOSTS BOOK SERIES LAUNCH AND CHAPTER CONTRIBUTOR CONFERENCE

June 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law’s Antiracist Development Institute (ADI) hosted the “Building An Antiracist Law School, Legal Academy, and Legal Profession” book series launch and chapter contributor conference virtually on Monday, June 6 and Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Read more

TaWanda Hunter Stallworth DICKINSON LAW ANNOUNCES ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE PROGRAM MANAGER

April 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law is pleased to welcome TaWanda Hunter Stallworth, MDiv, as the program manager for Dickinson Law’s new Antiracist Development Institute (ADI). The ADI is designed to offer organizations across the country systems design-based approaches to implementing antiracist practices, processes, and policies, and will run its first prototype course in fall 2022. Full story

Danielle M. Conway LAW DEANS ANTIRACIST CLEARINGHOUSE PROJECT

September 2020 — Following the launch of the Association of American Law Schools Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project, Dean Danielle Conway and Boston University School of Law Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig talk with Law.com legal education editor Karen Sloan about the initiative, the change they want to see in the legal academy, and the work ahead on this Legal Speak podcast. Full story