Attorney Solomon-Simmons Inspires Inner City Students To Become Lawyers

I am very excited to share with you that the N.O.B.L.A.’s Third Annual Pipeline Plus Legal Diversity Program (“Program”) was a huge success.  48 inner-city high school students from Tulsa Public Schools and lawyers, judges, paralegals, and court personnel from all over the state of Oklahoma participated in our one day legal diversity conference. First, the students visited the Tulsa …

Black Male Teachers Needed: New University of Penn Program Aims To Attract Them

Source:  Eric Boodman /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A doctoral candidate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently stood in front of high school students from the Homewood Children’s Village and asked how many planned to go to college. All hands shot up, but when he asked how many planned to go into education, the hands dropped down. National statistics echo this scene, which …

Legal Diversity Pipeline Program Highlighted

High school students in a federal courtroom. Students in a federal court as part of the legal training seminar. TULSA, Oklahoma – Tulsa students from McLain, Booker T and Rogers high schools took part in an all day legal training seminar to show them career opportunities in the legal field. Tulsa attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons says the seminar was his way …