In Albany’s executive suites, the faces are mostly white and male. In this cover story, our president offers tips to groups seeking to advance DEAI initiatives. Click here to read the article.
This article discusses the financial hardship of debt on low-income households and calls for the increased need for pro bono attorneys and executive leadership to "lead by example". Click here to read the article (p.12-14)
This article shares an inspiring story about the importance of pro bono during the holiday season and how a little volunteer work can save someone's housing. Click here to read the article (p.17)
This article highlights the collaborative efforts of the Closing the Gap program, a remote assistance platform developed to bridge the gap between rural residents and legal services. Click here to read the article.
HCS co-facilitator, Serena White-Lake, provides a brief history of Juneteenth, with an emphasis on the role of African Americans who fought valiantly in the Civil War, leading to victory!
HCS co-facilitator, Serena White-Lake, provides an overview of the serious problem of the lack of diversity in the legal profession. She refers to the July 2020 profile of the legal profession and panel discussion on redlining both by the American Bar Association; and the teachings of Verna Myers, cultural change catalyst, influencer, thought leader, social commentator, and author.