21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge: LCHB’s Work Spreading Across the Legal Community

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now. - James Baldwin

In February of 2020, Lieff Cabraser’s Employment Practice Group embarked on the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge founded by diversity expert, Eddie Moore, Jr.  This project invites participants to develop their own syllabus of 21 short assignments (essays, podcasts, videos, etc.) to enhance their depth of understanding around the intersections of power, privilege, supremacy, equity, and race. Lieff Cabraser’s team developed and curated their syllabus to focus on the experiences of Black Americans, with the understanding that any 21-day project would necessarily only touch the surface of community experiences and opinions, and also would not be a substitute for learning about the separate histories, joys, and challenges of other communities of color. After completing the project, the Group was excited to share the syllabus firm-wide as an optional tool for all of Lieff Cabraser to expand awareness, compassion, and active engagement in the quest for racial equity. [Read more…]