Diversity-Related ABA Entities

Diversity and Inclusion Center

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. The Center is home to many diversity-focused entities, like the Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice.

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Diversity and Inclusion Resources for the Young Lawyer

The #MeToo movement began to rapidly spread in 2017. The following program addressed the ethical obligations for attorneys with evolving sexual harassment legislation and the importance behind the #MeToo movement.

21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

This resource was created to help advance deeper understandings of the intersections of race, power, privilege, supremacy and oppression. Each day presents a short assignment (listening to a podcast, watching a video, etc.).

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Bias Elimination: Overcoming Resiliency Fatigue and Channeling Ally Empathy

Racism and systemic injustices, including historical trauma, experienced by persons of color have negative and long-lasting impacts on the mental health and wellbeing of our colleagues & the communities we serve as legal professionals.

A Cultural Competency Primer for the Young Lawyer

Get a brief overview of what cultural competency is, what implicit bias is, how it impacts the legal profession, and tips that you can begin implementing immediately to start working towards becoming culturally competent.

ABA Profile of the Legal Profession

The 2020 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession is a snapshot of a moment in time – a 150-page compilation of statistics and trends in 10 areas of the profession, including demographics, legal deserts, and law students.