American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division – The How and Why of Diversity & Inclusion: Moving from the pitch to the program. A training for YLD affiliates
August 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Learn the importance of diversity and inclusion in your young lawyer organization and how to implement a sound diversity & inclusion program from start to finish and effectuate top-down change.
Elimination of bias and increasing diversity and inclusion in the legal workplace and legal organizations has been an ongoing conversation in the legal profession for decades. The business case is well-established and research suggests that this type of programming introduces broader perspectives into the organizations, is indicative of greater performance, demonstrates higher financial performance, demonstrates the business imperative, and establishes a sense of belonging. The why is easy, but what about the how?
Join us to:
- Address the gaps between acknowledgment of need, implementation, and impact of programming to eliminate bias and increase diversity and inclusion
- Gain insight on how to create a safe place for and how to empower diverse attorneys to feel heard and seen
- Learn how to implement a sound diversity and inclusion program from start to finish
- Get practical tips and solutions on how to effectuate top-down change