The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic meant working from home became the new normal for many, and it may not be as temporary as originally planned. In a remote work environment, bias—in many forms— can hide in a bubble. A remote work environment can create feelings of isolation, and employees from historically underrepresented groups may feel less secure speaking up.
As law firms and businesses begin to reopen, employers, human resource professionals, and diversity officers are challenged with developing internal D&I policies, and they’re learning that unique opportunities exist when you combine the variety of perspectives from a diverse staff. Explore the present-day challenges and opportunities that exist because and in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Summary of Contents
- Creating an Anti-Racism Plan: Communications, Policies, and Actions Amidst Protests and Pandemic
- Does Your Company Have an Employee Activist Policy?
- Anti-Racism Resources to Become a Better Ally
- A Conversation about Racism in Our Country and Profession - Resource List