Not Your Grandparents' Diversity & Inclusion: Anti-Racism/Colonialism, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging in the Practice of Law For A New Era (01/20/22)
This CLE will unpack several ARCDEIB (anti-racism/colonialism, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging) and ethics in the legal profession and industry. With the increasingly more state bar commissions (Illinois being one of them) and the ABA requiring education and continuing legal education on DEI in the legal profession, it is important attorneys understand the dimensions of DEI in the practice and how it relates to our professional responsibility and ethics.
Engaging in an overview of dimensions of DEI for the Whole Lawyer
Unpacking key concepts to live inclusive lawyering
Understanding what inclusion is and, more importantly, what it is not
Exploring how anti-racism can be embodied in the profession
Chipo C. Nyambuya (She, her, hers), Director of Experiential Learning & Professional Development, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Carla Madeleine Kupe (She/her/her), Managing Partner, Chief Strategy Officer, Ebony Law
Caitlin K. Cervenka, Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation
Elizabeth M. Rodriguez, Legal Aid Chicago
Chairs, YLS Professional Responsibility Committee
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Chat: Open in-meeting chat, allowing you to send chat messages to and send a message to the host, panelists, and attendees (if permitted). Question & Answer: Open the Q&A window, allowing you to ask questions to the host and panelists. They can either reply back to you via text in the Q&A window or answer your question live.