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By Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP NALA DEI Chair November 2023 Author Lisa Nagele-Piazza, JD, SHRM-SCP writes in her article, The Importance of Pay Equity, “Employee morale, turnover and retention rates, and performance can all improve when workers have confidence that their employer cares about and ensures pay equity.” But what is pay equity exactly? According […]

By Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP NALA DEI Chair October 2023 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 61 million adults in the US living with a disability, which is around 26 percent of our country’s adult population. Imagine the experience of those impacted by a disability in the workplace. […]

07 Sep 2023
September DEI: Suicide Prevention Month
Category: NALA News

By Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP NALA DEI Chair September 2023 September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and September 10-16, 2023, is National Suicide Prevention Week. In a recent article, author Jenna Greene wrote: “Lawyers are twice as likely as other US adults to contemplate suicide.” This alarming statistic may provoke thoughts about the risk factors […]

By Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP NALA DEI Chair August 2023 The NALA membership voted to amend the bylaws (Section 4.4) in order to include the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Committee Chair as a voting member of the Board of Directors. This was recently announced during the Annual Meeting on July 12, 2023. Our membership […]

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the NALA Census 2023-2024, an essential initiative designed to gather valuable insights from our members, CPs, and NALA Affiliated Association members that will guide NALA’s strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies and actions for years to come. Why should you participate? Your voice matters! By completing the […]

By: Anne S. Bautista, Legal Support and Strategy Director Casa Cornelia Law Center San Diego, California July 2023 Kamel*, an Afghanistan native who opposes the Taliban regime as an oppressive ideology, endured significant danger during his life in his home country. This led to him being persecuted and having to seek refuge twice. During the […]