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Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014

In this follow-up to the groundbreaking 2009 study, Degrees of Equality, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has studied the national picture of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers’ experiences of inclusion on the job as contrasting with the perceptions of their non-LGBT coworkers on issues.

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Published Monday, November 3, 2014

According to a new study, women in the U.S. legal sector earn 28.5 percent less than men.

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Published Thursday, October 30, 2014
(Website announcement at http://aclu-co.org/about-us/intern-aclu) Law students interested in public interest work are encouraged to apply for summer clerk positions with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Colorado in Denver. A full-time externship for the spring and fall semesters is also available. Law students working at the ACLU of Colorado more»
Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014

 Why is it so hard for the legal profession to act on what we know about the benefits of working in an environment that reflects the diversity of those we provide services to?

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Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Too often, white men are not included in conversations about diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In order to advance diversity and inclusion, everyone should be included in the conversation, especially white men. Given their power and authority, white men are in the best position to effect change and influence others.

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Published Thursday, October 2, 2014

Employers and potential employers have more power than they think in helping to narrow the confidence gap between men and women in the workplace.


Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article2201449.html#storylink=cp
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Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014

At the tail-end of a discussion about the treatment of female lawyers by their male counterparts, a young female attorney stood and asked: "What about discrimination that happens at the hands of another woman attorney? Does that still happen?" Sadly, the whispered responses from around the room indicated the answer is still an embarrassed "yes." Later, we asked women attendees at another conference the same question and received the same answer. Uh-oh. Houston, we have a problem.

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Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working.

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