Young Conaway continues to look for ways to support equal justice for our community and promote racial equality as a member or sponsor of a number of state and national organizations. We also encourage both attorneys and staff to become involved with civic and community organizations that promote the firm's core values, help diversify the legal profession, and/or hold a special meaning for them personally.
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
The LCLD is an organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have pledged themselves, through our Leaders at the Front initiative and other means, to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession.
Law Firm Antiracism Alliance
While not a law firm or legal services organization, LFAA is committed to leveraging the resources of the private bar in partnership with legal services organizations to amplify the voices of communities and individuals oppressed by racism, particularly anti-Black racism, to better use the law as a vehicle for change that benefits communities of color and to promote racial equity in the law.
Legal Innovators is an Alternative Legal Service Provider (ALSP) that pairs law firms and corporate legal departments with talented Big Law ready junior lawyers. Our lawyers have excellent academic credentials and receive relevant training and mentorship during the two-year program.
Minority Corporate Counsel Association
MCCA was founded in 1997 to champion the hiring, retention, and promotion of diverse attorneys in corporate law departments and law firms. Our data-driven approach holds companies and firms accountable—and illuminates opportunities for growth. The MCCA challenges the industry to look past the status quo—to generate the solutions and strategies leaders need to sustain DEI progress for the long run. To do better.
Alliance for Asian American Justice
The Alliance is comprised of leading Asian American litigation partners and allies at over 90 large law firms located in every major metropolis in the country as well as a group of supporting General Counsel of Fortune 1000 companies. The mission of the Alliance is to stand up for victims, and prevent future acts, of anti-Asian hate.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
The Legal Defense Fund (LDF) is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Using the power of law, narrative, research, and people, we defend and advance the full dignity and citizenship of Black people in America.
Equal Justice Initiative
Founded in 1989 by Bryan Stevenson, a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer and bestselling author of Just Mercy, EJI is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons.
Delaware Combined Campaign for Justice
The Combined Campaign for Justice (CCJ) raises funds each year to provide operating support for Delaware’s 3 civil legal aid organizations.
Hispanic National Bar Association
The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is the nation’s leading advocate for Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, law students and other legal professionals in the United States and its territories.
Delaware State Chamber of Commerce
The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce addresses the concerns of the entire business community. The organization strives to create a statewide economic climate that enables all businesses to become more competitive. They meet with Delaware’s Congressional delegation and plays a leading role on issues before the General Assembly. The Board of Directors, Board of Governors and committees assist in promulgating rules and regulations stemming from the various federal, state and local agencies that oversee business activity.
The Wilmington Alliance
The Wilmington Alliance brings people together to drive innovative solutions, leverage resources and promote opportunities to empower the city’s residents and businesses.
The Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence
The Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence is named in honor of Bryan Stevenson, a prolific social justice activist and lawyer from Milton, Delaware. Mr. Stevenson often talks about “getting proximate,” or closer, to the needs of the community, to see problems for what they are and create sustainable solutions.
Serviam Girls Academy
Inspired by St. Angela Merici, Serviam Girls Academy is a NativityMiguel model school rooted in the Ursuline tradition.
LYTE strives to change the academic trajectory of under-represented youth by preparing middle school students to attend rigorous high school programs and then colleges, through personal mentoring, rigorous teaching, and leadership.