Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

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Jurisdiction

Develop concepts for recognizing best practices and exceptional achievements, including the Affinity Bar Summit and Brunch for Bars.

Identify the most effective and efficient means of assuring a diverse and inclusive voice in all State Bar of Michigan work.

Review concepts and ideas and make recommendations for support, implementation or other appropriate actions to SBM leadership, committees, and other bar-associated entities about SBM initiatives and programs addressing inclusion within the profession, and approaches to measuring progress concerning diversity and inclusion.

Identify tools and strategies to assess the current state of diversity and inclusion in the Michigan legal community that can be used to set meaningful benchmarks to measure improvements and progress.

Provide public support to the SBM leadership and staff regarding communications with members of the profession and others about the goals and outcomes of diversity and inclusion activities.

Notes: This committee may have more than 15 members and may include non-State Bar members. Implement the Strategic Plan though workgroups including Brunch for Bars, the Affinity Bar Summit, the Face of Justice program, and identifying the most effective and efficient means of assuring a diverse and inclusive voice in all State Bar of Michigan work.

2017-2018 Committee List

Annual Reports