July 2020: CEO Sara Scott quoted in the Denver Post in article with Judge Jackson.
“This is a ridiculous conversation that we’re even having to have,” said Sara Scott, chief executive officer of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness in Denver.
“We don’t have Black judges because we’re in a system where white privilege is how the game is played. We might bring people into the fold, into law schools, into our law firms, but we’re not really making them inclusive as partners or higher-ups where they can apply and be seriously considered for these judicial positions.”
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In this fourth and final installment of the Vision Series, we focus on the post-pandemic legal community, with inspiring perspectives and calls to action by special guests Justice Monica Márquez of the Colorado Supreme Court, Eric Bono (Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law), Jessica Brown (CBA President-Elect), and Sara Scott (CEO of The Center for Legal Inclusiveness).
The panelists offer insight and wisdom as we work towards a more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive legal community.
May 2020: CEO Sara Scott talks to Law Week Colorado.
"Sara Scott was named executive director of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness on April 28.
Diversity and inclusion have been part of Scott’s life from birth, as she tells it, and she has continued to play a role in D&I efforts throughout her career.
Scott was born to one black parent and one white parent, she said, both from Oklahoma, “it took a while for the grandparents to accept us as grandchildren,” she said. “When they finally did, it was in the spirit of inclusiveness, if you will, and that was sort of my first introduction to what it means to include people and not to exclude people.”
Read the full article at Law Week Colorado