Archive for December 2010

Warner Norcross Receives Racial Justice Unity Award

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP has received the Racial Justice Unity Award in recognition of the firm’s diversity initiatives.

Council 354 of the Knights of Peter Claver, the largest predominantly African-American organization within the Catholic Church, and the KPC Ladies Auxiliary presented the award to the law firm during a recent program. Warner Norcross was specifically recognized for its participation in the Institute for Healing Racism, its certification as a Full Partner by the Partners for a Racism Free Community and its commitment to reporting progress each year Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report.

Past recipients of the award have included Grand Rapids City Commissioner Elias Lumpkins, Rev. David May, The Grand Rapids Times, Faye Richardson of Steelcase, Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell and Cascade Engineering, among others.

The Knights of Peter Claver are named for St. Peter Claver, a Jesuit priest who ministered to African slaves in Colombia.