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12 Jul 2021
Celebrate and Recognize Diversity
Category: NALA News

July 2021 DEI Article “Full of Reasons to Celebrate and Recognize Diversity” Written by Peonca S. Grier, CP, FRP, SHRM-CP July is not only a time to celebrate America’s independence, but it also a month where we celebrate National French-American Heritage Month in the United States. During this month, we recognize the important contributions made by Americans of […]

07 Jun 2021
Every Voice
Category: NALA News

June 2021 DEI Article “Lift Every Voice and Sing” Written by Nancy L. Jordahl, ACP I follow Ashley Nicole Black (@ashleyn1cole) on Twitter and she recently made a reference to the Black National Anthem. I had no idea what she was talking about (which was the point she was making in her tweet). I was […]

06 May 2021
Mental Health
Category: DEI

May 2021 DEI Article “Mental Health Awareness Month” Written by Yolanda A. Garcia, CP From May 3-7, 2021, NALA proudly participated in Well-Being Week in Law (WWIL), which aligns with Mental Health Awareness Month in May. WWIL occurs the first week of May to raise awareness about mental health and encourage action and innovation across the profession […]

09 Mar 2021
Women
Category: NALA News

March 2021 DEI Article “Women Shine Extra Bright in March” Written by Adrienne D. Berry, CP Every March, Women’s History Month is celebrated to honor the historical contributions women have made to our society. The History The celebration of women’s contributions in the U.S. started as the brainchild of the Education Task Force of the Sonoma […]

10 Feb 2021
Black History
Category: DEI

February 2021 DEI Article “Celebrating Black History Month” Written by Peonca S. Greier, CP Do you ever wonder why Black History Month is celebrated? Also, why celebrate in the shortest month of the year? Well, it all began with a young black scholar, in 1924, who wanted to provide Americans insight into the contributions made by […]

07 Jan 2021
Champion of Equity
Category: Education

January 2021 DEI Article “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: An Inspirational Champion of Equity” Written by Bobby T. Rimas, Associate Professor United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unique in that she symbolized an inspirational champion of equity. Ginsburg not only had a very influential impact within the legal profession, but also within a nation where […]