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Three bars join together to raise important discussion at CLE: diversity, inclusion and retention

On Sept. 25, the three local bar associations — The Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), The Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) and The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) — hosted a CLE program titled “Diversity, Inclusion and Retention: ...

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BridgeTower Media Acquires Color Magazine

BOSTON – BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, on Monday announced the acquisition of Color Magazine, a premiere publication focused on publishing and events for diverse business professionals. Based in Boston, Color ...

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More diversity, public interest judges needed

Sen.  Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., an advocate for increasing professional diversity on the federal bench, addresses a “Broadening the Bench” forum Thursday in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Alliance for Justice. Terra Allgaier, Alliance for Justice

Diversity on the federal bench no longer means nominating women and minorities for judgeships, but attorneys whose professional experiences are diverse as well. One of the reasons it matters so much, Sen. Elizabeth Warren told an Alliance for Justice forum ...

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Midtown project lauded for diverse workforce

Workforce diversity goals are being exceeded at the Midtown Rochester Rising project, according to a September Project Labor Agreement report. Of the total work hours recorded from all trades to date, 28.2 percent were credited to minorities and 8.3 percent ...

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‘Focus on the big picture’ to make Rochester great

Rochester has a lot of the key elements to make a great city, according to an urban development expert. It just needs to focus on the whole and implement its plans, according to Max Reim, co-managing partner and principal of ...

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Obama increases number of female, minority judges

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is moving at a historic pace to try to diversify the nation’s federal judiciary: Nearly three of every four people he has gotten confirmed to the federal bench are women or minorities. He is the first president who hasn’t selected a majority of white males for lifetime judgeships.

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