Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (Tax-Id 26-1264252) based in Denver, CO. Our mission is to advance diversity in the legal profession by actively educating and supporting private and public sector legal organizations in their own individual campaigns to create cultures of inclusion.
CLI provides awareness and training with concrete steps of improving inclusiveness within legal organizations and departments. Nonlegal businesses also find our trainings effective in helping to improve retention and advancement of diverse employees.
We collaborate with a network of organizations to support diverse professionals across the career spectrum and facilitate the creation of inclusive workplaces. As a network of lawyers, in-house counsel, government attorneys, law firm lawyers, law students and other concerned citizens, join us as we create synergy with those who care about making the profession more inclusive and diverse.
CLI's ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Center for Legal Inclusiveness is a membership based nonprofit leading the way in creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession by introducing students to the legal pipeline, supporting recruitment efforts, and providing opportunities and education for both employers and legal professionals to increase retention and advancement of those underrepresented in the legal profession.
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Congratulations to this year's winners and runner-ups!
CLI offers two scholarship opportunities for 3Ls and recent graduates who plan to practice law in Colorado – a Bar Exam Scholarship and a Living Expenses Scholarship. Congratulations to this year's winners and runner-ups!
Bar Exam Scholarship Winners
Living Expenses Scholarship Winners
Bar Discount Recipients
Save the Date for
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM
This annual event celebrates the community’s efforts in creating a more diverse and inclusive society. In addition to a fun Mardi Gras themed night with a second-line parade, live music and signature food stations and drinks, we recognize the efforts of those who are working towards this common goal with our celebrated Inclusiveness@Work awards. For more information check out our webpage.
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DO YOU KNOW AN INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION WHO IS CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE?
Each year, Center for Legal Inclusiveness honors our community's work in advancing diversity and inclusiveness at our Ball for All Gala on February 29, 2020. Help us to recognize those organizations and individuals who are working to make Colorado more inclusive.
Visit our online application to submit a nomination. The five categories are: Business/Corporate, Legal Dep’t/Law Firm, Young Professional, Nonprofit/Government/Community Organization and Individual.
Deadline for submissions is Monday, December 9, 2019, at midnight. The online application includes a brief essay (no more than 500 words). Self-nominations are also accepted.