Jocelyn Benson participated in a Super Bowl town hall discussion, "Beyond the Game, Tackling Race," which was broadcast on Sirius XM Business Radio powered by The Wharton School, channel 111. This town hall was sponsored by the Ross Initiative for Sports and Equality, created by Stephen Ross, '65, developer, philanthropist and owner of the Miami Dolphins. The broadcast also featured current and former NFL players Harry Carson, Rashad Jennings, Willie Lanier, Justin Tuck and Doug Williams.
Kerry Kornblatt presented at the Southeastern Legal Writing Conference in Miami. Her talk was titled, "Ask a "Real" Lawyer: How to Create a Productive Dialogue Between Students and Practitioners to Communicate Lessons on Professionalism, Research and Writing Skills, and Career Path."
Jocelyn Benson was the keynote speaker at an event to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event, "MLK: The Fight Against Hate Crimes," took place in East Lansing.
Jocelyn Benson spoke at the Interfaith Center for Racial Justice's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration of Macomb County. Her topics included race relations, the history of the Voting Rights Act, and mass incarceration of people of color.