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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The YLD recognizes that its strength and success is due, in large part, to the diversity and inclusivity that its membership brings.

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What Do Lawyers Do?

The What Do Lawyers Do Program (WDLD) is an interactive program designed to educate undergraduate students about how to become a lawyer.

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The How & Why of DEI

Join the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team as we tackle the critical topic of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans within law firms, law schools, bar associations, and corporate America.

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EMBRACING Diversity Challenge

The EMBRACING Diversity Challenge recognizes and awards top young lawyer organization programs that increase diversity in the legal profession.

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DEI Resources

White papers, YLD information, and more ABA resources.

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More YLD Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiatives

YLD Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan (2021-2022)

The Division celebrates a foundation based in equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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YLD Leadership Academy

The ABA Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy is a 2-year leadership training program—a pipeline into national leadership for traditionally underrepresented attorneys.

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