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It’s Not That Complicated: Basic Truths about DEI

What seems to often be missing from the conversation about “DEI” (both as a professional field and as a set of business practices and standards) are actual DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) practitioners. Folks who actually do the work on […]

NAPD’s DEIJ Coordinator Attends Meeting on Preserving the Future of Juries and Jury Trial

NAPD’s DEIJ Coordinator, Brittany Gail Thomas (BGT), Esq., participated in a 2-day meeting, Preserving the Future of Juries and Jury Trial hosted by the National Center for State Courts and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Washington, DC […]

A Plea for Change: Black History Month Edition

Dear NAPD Community:   It is my great honor to write you as we commemorate the work, achievements, and history of Black people during the month of February in honor of Black History Month. Make no mistake, the challenges and obstacles […]

The DEIJ Meetup’s Season Starts Off Addressing DEI Fatigue & Burnout

by Brittany Gail Thomas, Esq., NAPD DEIJ Coordinator and Charles M. Fox, Jr., M.A.P.P., Guest Speaker BGT’s Take: On January 24th, the DEIJ Meetup held its first meetup of 2024. In true DEIJ Meetup fashion, NAPD members poured in one […]