Douglas Gerhardt will join a panel to discuss, Racial Justice In The Workplace: Where Are We Now?at the Fall 2021 New York State Bar Association Meeting on Friday, October 15.
A description of what the panel will discuss is below:
A year after the social unrest and resulting corporate/ institutional investments around racial justice, where are we now? Lawyers are uniquely positioned to meet this moment. This session will explore how to achieve a collective language regarding racial equity, and the process of operationalizing it. From reflecting on organizational and individual power, foundational learning in examining socialization and capacity for action and disruption, and building collective capacity for navigating uncomfortable conversations, the panel will discuss a data-driven decision-making process to improve the conditions of and interactions with the people we serve.