Bend, Don't Break: Strategies for Cultivating Resilience in the Face of the Coronavirus and Other Life Stressors

Resilience – or the ability to adapt in the face of obstacles or negative events – has been shown to be a core determinant of individuals’ ability to cope with major life stressors or crises, such as those presented by the coronavirus pandemic. In this podcast, Elina Teboul and Jordana Confino present a framework for developing a personal resilience plan that will leave listeners better equipped to handle the current public health crisis as well as any other current and future challenges.

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Equity in Education?

By Janice V. Arellano – March 23, 2020 | The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to educate students about the importance of equality and anti-discrimination.

Youth Access to Mental Health Services Is an Un-Prioritized Civil Right

By Victor M. Jones – December 4, 2019 | Children deserve the dignity of receiving quality services that allow them to lead healthy and productive lives in their homes and communities.

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Supercharge Your Law Practice Through Character Strengths

Understanding and utilizing your greatest strengths will enable you to not only increase your self-awareness and ability to manage stress, but will also supercharge your law practice. In this podcast, Elina Teboul and Jordana Confino discuss how to identify your signature strengths and ways to more fully apply them in the workplace.

Unique Perspectives and Advice on Feeling Like Not Belonging as a Diverse Attorney

John A. Martinez is the Director of Litigation Operations for USAA. He describes a unique situation as a young attorney in which he felt like he did not belong in the courtroom as a diverse attorney and was put on the spot by a judge. He also provides advice to new attorneys on how to deal with feeling like not belonging, whether it is in the courthouse or at the workplace as a diverse attorney.

Asylum in the United States

Immigration in the United States has always been a hot-button issue, but it is arguably hotter now than ever. In this Roundtable, Hiroko Kusuda and Ali Dehghannezhad will narrowly focus on seeking asylum in the U.S. and will include discussions on four important areas of asylum.

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