Tuesday, April 13, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Online - Zoom Video Conference
Credits: 1.5 Hours Substantive
Moderator(s): Kesha James, Esq. Deputy Director for Advocacy & Pro Bono Director, Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Speaker(s): Professor D. Wendy Greene, J.D., LL.M.
Topic: The American Bar Association recently adopted a resolution endorsing anti-bias training on appearance and grooming codes discrimination. In that vein, this CLE will address the nexus between workplace equity, diversity, and inclusivity and appearance bias and discrimination. Race-based natural hair bias and discrimination African descendants encounter in the workplace is the anchor of the discussion; therefore, attendees also learn about recent developments such as the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (C.R.O.W.N.) Act as well as other legal reforms aimed to combat race-based natural hair discrimination in workplaces.
Online Registration for this CLE is not available at this time. Please contact the bar association if you have questions at 610-279-9660, ext. 200.