NOVEMBER 5, 2021
In response to the global pandemic of COVID-19, the Executive Committee of the Diversity Section has decided to plan a virtual Convocation 2021. The main programming of the Convocation will be via online platform(s), and in-person event(s) celebrating community and the Convocation will be planned if public health guidelines allow the section to do so responsibly.
VOLUNTEERS AND SPONSORS: Thank you!
We are seeking volunteers to help us plan the decennial Convocation on Equality scheduled for fall 2021. Please review the subcommittee descriptions below and sign up to volunteer here.
2021 Convocation on Equality Volunteer Subcommittee Descriptions
Time commitments may vary between subcommittees. Each subcommittee will meet at least 1 hour a month and may include tasks to be completed between meetings.
Programming and Keynote Committee
Planning and organizing programming, including various tracks and keynotes that meet the theme and mission of the 2021 Convocation on Equality.
Marketing and Registration
Work with Convocation on Equality 2021 subcommittees to develop cohesive marketing strategy and work with the Oregon State Bar on issues including registration and accreditation.
Lead the development of creative ways to recognize efforts by various individuals, firms, and organizations focused on advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion during the Convocation on Equality.
Stakeholder Engagement Committee
Coordinate participation of stakeholders to ensure that the full scope of the Bar’s diversity and equity efforts are reflected in Convocation on Equality 2021.
Networking and Mentoring Committee
In coordination with other committees as appropriate, develop a plan to enhance networking and mentoring opportunities during and after the Convocation on Equality 2021.
Develop and manage budget for Convocation on Equality 2021.
Develop an inspirational video for presentation at Convocation on Equality 2021 highlighting the diversity and equity work of the legal community over the past 20 years and asking the question, “what more needs to be done?”
OLIO Alumni Committee
Committee consisting of OLIO alumni that works with the Networking and Mentoring committee and others to highlight the accomplishments of the 20 years of OLIO.