Listening & Support Session - Space for BIPOC Lawyers Experiencing Distress in the Midst of Derek Chauvin Trial and Daunte Wright Killing

Event Description


The MSBA is holding a support session for legal professionals of color adversely affected by the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial and Daunte Wright killing. This support session is intended to be a safe and open space where BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color) members can share, listen, support, and acknowledge those experiencing trauma, pain, fatigue, and emotional distress within their communities. Erikka Ryan, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is experienced and trained in racial trauma and crisis support and will be facilitating the session.

This session is co-sponsored by the HCBA, RCBA, MWL, Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.

No registration is required.  To join, click the Zoom link below.


Erikka Ryan | MSBA Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

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Erikka Ryan

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Friday, April 16, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM