DOJ Pan Asia Employees Association (DOJ Pan Asia), DOJ Pride, DOJ Association of Hispanic Employees for Advancement and Development (DOJ-AHEAD), DOJ Association of Black Attorneys (DOJABA), DOJ Indian Trial Lawyers Association, and the Criminal Division’s Diversity Committee will co-sponsor a conversation with Richard L. Parker, the newly-appointed Deputy Associate Attorney General (DAAG) for Diversity Management, from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in the DOJ Civil Rights Division Conference Room (RFK Main Justice Building). 

Prior to his appointment as the new Deputy Associate Attorney General for Diversity Management, Mr. Parker has served the Department of Justice in several capacities, most recently as Special Counsel on Diversity Recruitment and Outreach.  In that role, he served as a member of the Executive Staff of the Attorney General’s Diversity Management Advisory Council.  Mr. Parker initially joined the U.S. Department of Justice in 2006 as a trial attorney with the Appellate Section of the Tax Division.  Throughout his career at DOJ, Mr. Parker has demonstrated an active interest and commitment to supporting and fostering diversity and inclusion, including effective coalition and consensus building, and has drawn upon his more than 20 years of experience in fostering diversity and inclusion in both academic and professional settings.

During this brown bag, Mr. Parker will engage participants in an informal dialogue on diversity and inclusion within the Department.  All employees are welcome.