Diversity and Inclusion Center

The Center promotes collaboration, coordination, and communication to advance ABA Goal III – to eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the Association, legal profession, and justice system.

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Member Diversity Plan, Goal III Reports, Pipeline Directory, Toolkits & Projects, Awards, Publications, Fellowships & Scholarships, Entity Diversity Plans and more...

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Commission on Women in the Profession

The Commission on Women focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to secure full and equal participation of women in all areas of the legal profession.

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Commission on Disability Rights

The Commission on Disability Rights focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to secure full and equal participation by persons with mental, physical, and sensory disability in all areas of the legal profession.

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Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The SOGI focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to secure full and equal participation by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in all areas of the legal profession.

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Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline

The Pipeline Council focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to increase diversity in the educational pathway to the profession.

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Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession

The Diversity Commission focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to increase racial and ethnic diversity and inclusion in all areas of the legal profession.

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Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice

The COREJ focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to address social justice issues that stem from the intersection of race and ethnicity within the legal system.

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Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities

The Hispanic Commission focuses on developing and supporting initiatives and research to educate lawyers on how best to serve, promote civic responsibility within, and address the key legal challenges facing Latino community in the United States.

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ABA Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is comprised of representatives from various ABA Entities and National Affinity Bar Associations who meet quarterly to collaborate and communicate on diversity and inclusion efforts and initiatives.

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Diversity and Inclusion Center

The ABA Board of Governors recently approved the creation of a Diversity and Inclusion Center to enhance collaboration, coordination, and communication around ABA Goal III -- to eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion in the Association, legal profession, and justice system. The Diversity and Inclusion Center is comprised of a Chair appointed by the ABA President and the Chairs of 7 Goal III entities.

Diversity and Inclusion Center

Pedro Juan Windsor Jr. Managing Director Pedro.Windsor@americanbar.org 312-988-5279