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Our CWBA theme for 2020 - 2021 is LEAD BEYOND. What does it mean to Lead Beyond? It means to Lead Beyond the current circumstances. Lead Beyond tradition, beyond your upbringing, and beyond limiting beliefs. Lead Beyond whatever it is that has been holding you back.
For the CWBA, it means to Lead Beyond the challenges of today with a vision that ensures that the CWBA remains strong and that our members stay informed, inspired, connected, and engaged. Click here to read more from our President Miranda Hawkins.
LETTER TO OUR MEMBERS IN RESPONSE TO THE RECENT JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT CRISIS
The Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA) firmly supports and urges an impartial and thorough investigation of alleged misconduct by numerous judicial officers and employees as described in a memo released by the Colorado Judicial Department. The CWBA’s mission is to promote women in the legal profession and the interests of women generally. The CWBA stands by its members and condemns any sexism or sexual harassment in the legal profession, including misconduct by judicial offers and employees, if such allegations are true. Click here to read more.
OUR COMMITMENT TO
Diversity and inclusion are core values for the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, and we strive to incorporate these values into all aspects of our work including advocacy, communications, workplace environment, vendor selection, hiring, promotion and retention. We appreciate and value ideas that come from a diverse legal environment and want to bring diversity of thought, experience and expertise to everything we do. We believe that an inclusive bar provides an atmosphere that allows all individuals to attain their greatest potential and achieve the greatest benefits for clients.
On April 14, 2020, we joined the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, the CBA/DBA, and other diversity bars, in denouncing xenophobia against Asian and Asian American communities in Colorado.
On May 30, 2020, we shared a message of unity from the Sam Cary Bar Association. “In these challenging times, it is more imperative than ever that we come together as a community--to both protect and support each other in our continuing endeavor to improve our collective condition....We stand together to demand justice and accountability...” - Sam Cary Bar Association Executive Committee
Click the blog link for resources and ideas for ways you can act now and make a difference.
MESSAGE FROM OUR LEADERSHIP ON COVID-19
The Colorado Women’s Bar Association is closely monitoring new developments related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The health and safety of our members, your families, and our staff and community are of utmost importance to us.
We rely heavily on in-person meetings and events to conduct our business and further our mission. Therefore, the CWBA is carefully assessing all upcoming events and offering only virtual events and meetings for the foreseeable future. If the CWBA deems it necessary to cancel, reschedule, or modify any upcoming events, we will communicate changes to our members and registrants as soon as possible via email and on our website and social media pages. If a CWBA event is cancelled without rescheduling or is rescheduled for a date you are unable to attend, we will refund your registration payment. Click here to read more.
Click here for COVID-19 RESOURCES.
Click here for COVID-19 Small Business Response Resources.
Click here for official State of Colorado COVID-19 website.