Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Share |

As we know, creating a diverse workforce is more than just a best hiring practice. It’s an opportunity to ensure our law firms are vibrant and cohesive working environments, providing greater service to our clients through a diverse collection of skills and experiences.

In our ever changing world, how do we successfully create this diverse workforce and how do we ensure we are meeting their needs?

To help address these challenges, the listing below contains local and national resources you may find useful.

 

2016 NALP Report on Diversity in US Law Firms

Association of Legal Administrators
ALA Diversity Toolkit
The ALA Diversity Toolkit provides an inspirational overview with tools to help advance diversity and inclusion in the legal workplace. Click here to view the ALA Diversity Toolkit.

American Bar Association
https://www.americanbar.org/advocacy/diversity_initiatives/ 

Massachusetts Bar Association
http://www.massbar.org/member-groups/committees--task-forces/diversity-task-force

Boston Bar Association
http://www.bostonbar.org/in-the-community/diversity-inclusion

Society of Human Resource Managers
http://www.shrm.org/hrdisciplines/Diversity/Pages/default.aspx

Office of Personnel Management – U.S. Government
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/diversity-and-inclusion/

Cornell University
Cornell was one of the nation's first universities to develop and promote diversity, inclusion, and EEO programs that would address the need for organizations to apply good diversity management to promote justice, well-being, and business effectiveness. It is the only university to have a practice group dedicated to the study and practice of EEO, diversity, and inclusion.

http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/hcd/dm.html

Workplace Answers
Dedicated to the principle that employees are any organization's most valuable resource, Workplace Answers has developed interactive online training resources that are easily deployed, simple to use and highly effective in educating an organization's workforce.

http://www.workplaceanswers.com/diversity-and-inclusion/?linkid=homesidebar
Disclaimer: The Boston Chapter, Association of Legal Administrators is a separate legal entity from the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA). ALA licenses the use of its name, mark, logos and other protected properties to chapters which are in good standing. ALA disclaims all liability or responsibility whatsoever for the actions, representations and liabilities of the Alamo Chapter, Association of Legal Administrators, specifically including those of any nature whatsoever arising from or out of the content or other features related to the Alamo Chapter, Association of Legal Administrators web site. In no event shall ALA be deemed the guarantor of the Alamo Chapter, Association of Legal Administrators.