The Urban League of the State of Arkansas (ULSA) announced a new partnership with Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C.
The objective of the partnership is to collaborate and engage in efforts to tackle complex racial issues that have resulted in division and pain within Arkansas communities, the two groups said.
ULSA and Mitchell Williams law firm will work to develop and coordinate strategies tapping into the expertise and experiences of each organization with a focus on improving the lives of all Arkansans.
“We are excited to partner with Mitchell Williams law firm,” said Scott Hamilton, CEO of the Urban League. “This collaboration provides a unique opportunity to perform a ‘deep dive’ analysis into the core of issues that divide and discriminate, allowing for more pinpoint and targeted resolution design,” he said.
“Mitchell Williams is committed to listening, learning and taking action to eliminate systemic racism in all of our communities,” said Jeff Thomas, managing director at Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C.
“We are proud to partner with the Urban League of the State of Arkansas and support their mission to advance economic and social prosperity for all Arkansans,” Thomas added.
The Urban League of the State of Arkansas works for equal opportunities for all citizens with a concerted focus on the areas of health, education, jobs, and housing.
Mitchell Williams is a Little Rock-based law firm founded in 1954. It has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.