CLE: The CROWN Act: Reviewing the History of Hair Discrimination and Its Current Protections
1.0 CLE credit: Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias (credit category approved for experienced attorneys)
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Hugh M. Russ, III, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP, Past President, BAEC
Luisa D. Bostick, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP
Andrew Freedman, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP
The Crown Act, which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair prohibits discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles. This presentation will explore the history of hair discrimination, key cases, and legislation addressing hair discrimination. Attend this program to learn what this act means for New Yorkers and how we can remove barriers to employment and education.
Please note: The Zoom link and course material will be provided to all registrants 1-2 days before the program.