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Law professors honored for their work helping people of color

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Leo Trujillo-Cox (left), founding executive director of the Law Fellows Program and Tony Tolbert, longtime associate director, were honored July 12 for their professional achievements by For People of Color, Inc. (FPOC). Trujillo-Cox received the "Trailblazer Award" and Tolbert received the "Community Service Award" at the organization’s "A Night Out with FPOC" event, which was held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
 
The Law Fellows Program engages high-potential undergraduates and recent graduates from diverse backgrounds in academic and career programming designed to increase their competitiveness for admission to law school, demystify legal education and facilitate their entry into the profession. The program is in its 16th year and is nationally recognized as the most comprehensive and innovative pipeline-building initiative in legal education. 
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