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CLEO EDGE Honors Reception and Awards Program

GTDC, with leadership from CLEO Board Member Samantha Ahuja, hosted more than 100 people in person for the CLEO EDGE Honors & Awards Program on Thursday, November 17th. CLEO is a non-profit organization focused on promoting and supporting historically-disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds into the profession of law.

2022 honorees included New York Attorney General Letitia James, former President & Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund Sherrilyn Ifill, high-profile attorneys Laurie Robinson-Haden and Jean Lee, and, posthumously, longtime University of Maryland Law Dean and senior DEI Executive, José Bahamonde-González. Speakers also included Diane Blagman, who introduced Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), and CLEO CEO J.C. Polanco.