Two events recently hosted by AGG’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee were showcased in a photo slideshow posted by the Daily Report on June 22, 2023.
On May 24, 2023, the DEI Committee took AGG’s 2023 summer associates on a bike tour highlighting Atlanta’s journey for civil rights, including discussions about the city’s history-making African American leaders and how they laid the foundation for the modern-day Civil Rights Movement. The group visited several Atlanta landmarks and sites, including Reynoldstown, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Sweet Auburn, Oakland Cemetery, the State Capitol, and the site of the 1906 Race Riot, as well as murals and sculptures throughout the city. While at the Capitol, they also paid a visit to the statue of Ellis Arnall, a former Georgia governor and one of the firm’s founders.
On June 8, 2023, the DEI Committee’s LGBTQ+ group kicked off Pride Month with a celebratory Pride happy hour, hosting AGG attorneys and staff, LGBTQ+ members of the legal community, and allies in a joyful showing of pride.
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