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Supporting inclusion in ADR

Supporting Inclusion in the ADR Profession

Four people affiliated with ILR/Scheinman Institute helped foster a $750,000 grant supporting the Ray Corollary Initiative's mission to increase inclusion within the alternative dispute resolution profession.


The JAMS Foundation and the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution Foundation funded the $750,000 to the non-profit Ray Corollary Initiative, Inc., to support its mission to increase inclusion within the profession.

ILR/Scheinman Institute people who are involved with the effort are:

  • ILR School MILR 1975 and Cornell Law 1974 graduate, labor arbitrator, immediate past president of the National Academy of Arbitrators and Ray Corollary Initiative board chair Professor Homer C. La Rue of the Howard University School of Law.
  • Labor Arbitrator and Scheinman Institute postdoctoral associate Katherine Simpson, vice chair of the Ray Corollary Initiative, Inc., board.
  • Labor arbitrator, president-elect of the National Academy of Arbitrators, treasurer and a member of the Scheinman Institute Board of Advisors Alan Symonette.
  • ILR School 1995 graduate, labor arbitrator and Scheinman Institute Senior Extension Associate Sarah Espinosa, a Ray Corollary Initiative, Inc. board of directors member and former board secretary.

Read more about the grant here.