Lawyers Of Color

Lawyers Of Color

The ABA CENTER FOR RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY  provides the framework for effective utilization of ABA resources committed to diversity; improves coordination and collaboration of diversity efforts throughout the Association; and helps to maintain racial and ethnic diversity as a priority issue for the Association, in support of ABA’s Goal III. The Center is comprised of three racial and ethnic diversity entities.

In 2008, the ABA restructured its Mission and Goals, and identified diversity as one of only four Association priorities. The new Goal III is to:

ELIMINATE BIAS AND ENHANCE DIVERSITY

  ABA GOAL III REPORT    

The  ABA Goal III Report  is an annual survey conducted with a view toward determining the representation of minorities in the Association and its leadership; presenting information on diversity-related initiatives throughout the Association; identifying and developing ongoing strategies and practices to assist Sections, Divisions and Forums and other ABA entities in increasing minority participation.   ABA Diversity 




ABA SECTIONS, DIVISIONS, AND FORUMS
Learn more about the professional groups within the ABA that support lawyers of color.

ABA CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The ABA Center for Human Rights works to enhance public education on human rights issues, promote the Trial Observer Project, and to coordinate the Rule of Law Letter Program.  The Center informs the ABA House of Delegates on human rights issues and recommends ABA policy.

ABA SECTION OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This Section promotes human rights, protection of civil liberties, and pursues social justice.

 

 

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