County Commissioners Commend
MCB's Diversity Efforts

Commissioner Harold W. Cogdell Jr. stated in a formal proclamation that the Board of County Commissioners commends the MCB "for developing and promoting its diversity initiative, the 'Action Plan,' and encourages all businesses and professions to likewise initiate and support diversity initiatives within their organizations."


View the Nov. 4, 2009 presentation of the proclamation here.


The Board also praised law firm and legal department signatories to the Managing Partners and General Counsel Diversity Initiative's Action Plan. Signatories achieve the Action Plan's objectives by adopting various practices that promote, foster and enhance diversity efforts within their management structures. The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners specifically praised signatories for committing to meaningful steps to recruit, retain, and promote lawyers from diverse backgrounds.