Diversity & Inclusion Mixer
This event is held in conjunction with the State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting.
Date/Time: September 22, 2016; 11:00 a.m.–Noon
Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
Register as part of the SBM Annual Meeting by selecting this event. There is no charge to attend, but registration is requested.
The Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee invites members of the EAI of Justice Initiatives and others interested in diversity, inclusion, and access issues to join us for a mixer to look back on the year’s collaborative efforts, accomplishments, and to build synergy for the year going forward. Please join us for mid-day refreshments, great comradery, and an opportunity to build on the past year’s successes.
Annual Brunch for Bars
Held Sunday April 17, 2016
The State Bar of Michigan Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee and Equal Access Initiative co-hosted the second annual Brunch for Bars the morning after the Wolverine Bar Association’s 54th Annual Barristers Ball. This event offered an opportunity for leaders of local and affinity bar associations to network, share information, and discuss collaboration opportunities.
Special guest, ABA President Paulette Brown, joined us to provide an update on the Diversity and Inclusion 360 Commission that was initiated to formulate methods, policy, standards, and practices to best advance diversity and inclusion over the next ten years.
View the Flier.
Models & Best Practices
Articles & Links of Interest
Experts & Consultants
Basic Diversity training and consulting firm
Kimberly Papillion on neuroscience and bias.
S.L. Robins & Associates Diversity & Inclusion—Dr. Robbins does not think of himself as a diversity expert but as a student of human behavior and his years of study of human behavior have led him to the conclusion that "diversity work" is really the work of "understanding human behavior in a diversity context."