Inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison launched an annual event series focused on diversity, equity and inclusion within the firm and the community. Diversity Week was held June 14-18, 2021, in conjunction with Pride month and Juneteenth. The SRVH Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee brainstormed and created daily events during the firm’s lunch hour that included lunches from local, minority-owned businesses.

SRVH Diversity Week included:

Day 1

SRVH partners Phil Cramer & Amy Mohan spoke on important DEI-related pro bono work at SRVH, including in the immigration, marriage equality, and death penalty/clemency realms.  Lunch was provided by Shep’s Delicatessen.

Day 2

Guest speakers from PFLAG Nashville, Tennessee Equity Project, and Nashville LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce discussed LGBTQ+ legal and workplace issues, current legislation, definitions, and what it means to be a LGBTQ+ ally.   Lunch was provided by Greko Street Food.

Day 3

Celebrate Diversity: A Virtual Team-Building Scavenger Hunt hosted by Watson Adventures.  Lunch was provided by Merengue Café.

Day 4

Viewing and discussion of Pixar Short Film-Purl regarding work place equality and culture.  Lunch was provided by Thai Esane.

Day 5

SRVH Juneteenth Email Blast and discussion regarding the Juneteenth holiday, the Tulsa Massacre–Black Wall Street and more.  Lunch was provided by Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria.

To explore SRVH’s Diversity Statement, please visit, Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison website.