May 25, 2022
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
CLE: 1.00 Credit
Science and analytics have become increasingly important to prosecutorial work. Data-based analysis has become equally critical to the workforce and operational priorities of district attorney offices. Analytics related to Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has emerged into a key priority within the criminal justice space, especially in light of the closer examination taking place of historic inequities.
In addition, the increasing focus of municipal governments and public and private sector institutions on collecting DEI data has shifted attention to the role of analytics in creating a successful DEI plan and strategy anchored in data and core metrics such as gender, ethnicity, race, disability, recruitment, length of tenure, promotion, community engagement and impact.
This webinar will offer an introduction to DEI analytics and why analytics matter to DEI efforts in your district attorney’s office. When it comes to building community trust and a commitment to integrating principles of fairness in prosecutorial decisions, words are not enough. DEI analytics are the foundation of a roadmap that can pinpoint areas of growth, progress, and pain points in your DEI plan.
The adage that “you can’t change what you can’t measure” is a truism that applies to implementing a DEI strategy that is meaningful and specific to your office, rather than a generic one-size- fits -all model. Moreover, DEI analytics have become a widely acknowledged best practice and cornerstone of an effective DEI strategy that can lead to more equitable outcomes, stronger victim support, and overall cultural competency.
After this webinar, attendees will be familiar with core DEI metrics, relevant benchmarks such as U.S. Census data, and how to collect this data based on these metrics to create an impactful framework for DEI practices and outcomes.
Valerie Kennedy, Esq.
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Office of the District Attorney, Bronx County
Members: Free for NDAA Members
Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.00 hour
NDAA has applied for CLE credit in Pennslyvania, Tennessee, and Virginia based on state requirements and guidelines. All other attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar for more information. At the conclusion of the course and after completion of the electronic evaluation survey, all attendees will receive a uniform continuing education certificate that they may use to report their continuing education hours to their state bar or reporting agency. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to Senior Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NDAA’s mission to serve and support prosecutors and their staff. In consideration of this commitment, NDAA requires that all those in attendance of our programs currently work in or work closely with prosecution: NDAA invites prosecutors, lawyers and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Senior Project Coordinator Logan Silverman email@example.com.
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