MLK Day Finally Arrives As Paid Day Off For Most Hollywood Workers: Believe it or not, this year marked the first time most workers in Hollywood celebrated the MLK holiday as a paid holiday. IATSE, the union representing nearly 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers, won MLK Day as a paid holiday in the newest film and TV contract that was ratified in November 2021.
Can C-suite diversity officers really make a difference?: According to the National Association for Law Placement’s latest annual Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms, released in February 2021, progress for women and people of color has crawled forward glacially.
(Source: American Bar Association)
Atlanta Fed Head: Workplace Diversity Will Boost US Economy: The head of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta says workplace diversity is not only a moral issue, but will boost the U.S. economy.
(Source: U.S. News)
Inmate mental health treatment takes focus in new bill introduced by Georgia representative: House Bill 853 will provide mental health treatment alternatives to incarcerated individuals.
Cohen Veterans Network Launches Innovative Diversity Training Available to Mental Health Providers at No-Cost: Cohen Veterans Network (CVN), a not-for-profit philanthropic organization that serves post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families through a nationwide system of mental health clinics, announced on 1/18/22 the launch of an online training program focused on preparing military mental health providers to provide culturally sensitive care.
(Source: Yahoo! Finance)