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Stinson Leonard Street Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Community

Press Release
12.07.2018

KANSAS CITY, MO, DECEMBER 7, 2018 – Stinson Leonard Street LLP joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion ™ to address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond. Stinson will engage its employees in an open conversation about key issues surrounding race, gender and sexuality in order to drive greater understanding and appreciation of differences.

As part of the day, Stinson will host a firm wide discussion on cultural competence and building an inclusive community. This session joins the ongoing training and education we host as a firm year-round.

The Day of Understanding directly ties back to the coalition’s foundational commitments to make workplaces trusting places to have complex, and sometimes difficult, conversations about diversity and inclusion as well as implement and expand unconscious bias education.

To better engage all employees and citizens everywhere, the coalition also launched a unique opportunity through the “I Act On” pledge, a personal pledge that any individual can take to commit to tackling bias and cultivating more inclusive behaviors in their everyday lives. All employees participating in the “Day of Understanding”, as well as the general public, have the chance to take the pledge by visiting ceoaction.com/pledge

For more information on the Day of Understanding and the “I Act On” pledge, visit ceoaction.com. 

Stinson Leonard Street LLP provides sophisticated transactional, counseling and litigation services to clients ranging from individuals and privately held enterprises to national companies and international public corporations. We blend a collaborative environment, cost-effective project management and deep legal knowledge to deliver value on each matter and a rewarding experience to each client. Learn more about our 500 attorneys and 14 U.S. locations at stinson.com.

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Amanda Bowling
Director of Marketing Communications
816.691.3478
amanda.bowling@stinson.com

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