Brunch for Bars, Affinity Bar Update
The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee and Equal Access Initiative sponsored Brunch for Bars earlier this year to support collaboration between Bar Associations and to expand programming relating to diversity and access issues. See the report for collaboration ideas .
Combating "Diversity Fatigue"—Informative article on diversity fatigue, a form of mental exhaustion brought on by constant attention to create or increase diversity in the workplace.
Training Assessment Methods on Cultural Diversity from the Huston Chronicle.
Models & Best Practices
Diversity Training Resources from the small business section of the Houston Chronicle.
Best Practices Standards for the Recruitment, Retention, Development, and Advancement of Racial/Ethnic Minority Attorneys—Committee on Minorities in the Profession, New York State Bar Association.
Proven Strategies for Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Workplace from Cook Ross a nationally recognized, woman-owned consulting firm founded in 1989. Includes best practices and case studies.
Articles & Links of Interest
The Jury Expert—The American Society or Trial Consultants offers articles on bias as well as gender.
DiversityInc—Diversity and inclusion legal issues.
DiversityCentral.com, with its people-centered design and a structural overhaul, exists as a business center for diversity management, building inclusive organizational cultures, creating high-performing diverse teams, and developing individual competencies for a diverse world—we call it "cultural intelligence." Offers various tools, resources, and publications.
The Level Playing Field Institute—Committed to eliminating the barriers faced by underrepresented people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation.
Center for Legal Inclusiveness (formerly Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence)—Dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession and actively recruiting, educating, and supporting private and public sector legal organizations in their own individual campaigns to create cultures of inclusion.
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity has, since May 2009, organized a committee structure around four key strategic initiatives: Strategy & Innovation, Development, Partnerships & Teams, and Pipeline.
Experts & Consultants
Kimberly Papillion on neuroscience and bias.
S.L. Robins & Associates Diversity and 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."
Diversity Best Practices—Offers resources, news, and models, as well as consulting.