Monthly Spotlights on Diversity and Inclusion

 A Day On, Not a Day Off

In January, we recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (“MLK Day”). Legislation was signed in 1983 creating a federal holiday to mark Dr. King’s birthday.

Two Sides of the Same Coin - Defining Diversity and Organizational Needs

Why is it important to address diversity in specific aspects, as well as address it broadly? 

Remembering Black History

Why is Black History Month important? We recognize and celebrate the contributions African-Americans made to the essential fabric and culture of American life and country

Women's History Month

March is an important and activity-filled month. It is when most of the United States begins Daylight Savings Time and also when we welcome spring. March is a month of celebrations.

Arab in America 

The majority of Arab Americans are descendants of the first wave of immigration, which began around 1880 and lasted until about 1920. They have roots in Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Yemen and 15 other countries. 

The Long(er) Road Ahead

Why law firms need to not just be talking diversity.

Me, Myself & I: Can Implicit Egotism Affect Business Decisions? ​

Can implicit egotism affect business decisions?

Gender Equality in Law Schools

Closing the gap between genders in the classroom. 

 The Ever-Changing Workforce: Generations 

More generations than ever before are working together, requiring conscious awareness in leadership.  ​

National Hispanic Heritage Month 

September is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic people were among the earliest European settlers in the New World, what is today the United States.

The Silver Anniversary of the ADA

America became the first nation to comprehensively declare equality for its citizens with disabilities through the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

National Coming Out Day

October 11 marks the anniversary of National Coming Out Day (NCOD). This day was selected to celebrate the first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1979, which attracted between 75,000 and 125,000 marchers.  

Native American Heritage Month

Native American people live and work in all areas of life. It is important, however, to many of the people to retain the history of each of their tribes as well as preserving the individual language of their tribe so that it is not lost. 

Universal Human Rights

At the end of World War II, the United Nations commissioned a drafting committee, chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt, to write what is now the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.