Diversity

Mission

The Diversity Committee's purpose is to encourage and promote involvement of individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, women, persons with disabilities, and individuals who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender in the active membership and leadership of the Section and to promote greater awareness and appreciation of the Section's diversity goals.

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2020-2021 Diversity and Inclusion Activities

Take a look at our 2020-2021 list of diversity and inclusion activities. We welcome your participation and additional activities and initiatives. Join in!

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The current movement for racial equality in America provides an opportunity for us to consider how we - as individuals, as lawyers, and as a Section - are meeting this moment. Are we moving on with our daily lives, or are we willing to grow in our knowledge and understanding to help shape our profession? What responsibility do we bear? Take the Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge(c)!

A Message from Diversity Co-Chairs

We know that race and its intersection with your professional and personal life is on many of your minds lately. If you are looking for ways to educate yourself on this important issue and some of what you may be seeing in your colleagues, employees, and clients, below are a few ideas and resources (of many available) that one or more of us found helpful.

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