In her current position, Suzanne Grandt works with the State Bar of California as Assistant General Counsel. She serves this role with great passion and provides in-house legal advice, representation, and services to the State Bar, its governing board, management, staff, and committees. Suzanne is continually searching for ways in which she can improve legal services for the people of California and beyond.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, champion of labor and advocate for women’s rights, was born in August of 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire. She came from a family of activists and Irish nationalists.
From an early age, Flynn dedicated herself to the socialist movement. She saw the Irish suffer from discriminatory practices and felt the socialist views were more in line with creating fairness and equity toward the common man. Elizabeth’s journey started when, at the age of fifteen, she gave a speech on s...
Roxane Gay is one of the most influential and dynamic writers in America today. She’s known for her personal essays as much as she is for her academic work at universities like Purdue. Gay’s life story is also a great illustration of the American Dream, and evidence that it can still work.
Born in Nebraska, Roxane Gay’s parents immigrated to the United States from Haiti. Her father’s work meant that they moved often. An intense girl, Roxane Gay sometimes alienated her schoolmates. However, Ga...
Are you thinking of adopting a pet? They are a source of endless love and can bring cheer to any home. Some things should be taken into account, however, before you bring a pet into your house.
How big is your house? It’s important to choose the right animal for the size of your home. A Mastiff won’t be happy in a tiny apartment. There are plenty of little dog breeds to choose from if your apartment is small. Or, if your residence doesn’t allow for animals that surpass a certain weight ...
With everything happening in the world today, updating your diet is probably at the bottom of your list of priorities—if it’s on the list at all! Still, the foods we eat have lasting impacts on our health and the world’s health. Additionally, if we are more careful in selecting which brands to support, we’re bound to make a world of difference. Who all benefits from a vegan lifestyle, and why should you transition to one? Read Suzanne Grandt's blog for more!
The dodo was a flightless bird that once thrived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. The bird was said to have been first encountered by Dutch explorers in 1598; although the island was visited by the Portuguese in 1507, records show no mention of the birds.
When many of us think about Helen Keller, we think of her as a young woman who was able to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to lead an extraordinary life. However, Keller was much more than just the epitome of reaching your full potential despite circumstances out of your control; she was also an incredible author and an activist.
When it comes to legal professions, there’s a broad range of diversity to explore. Just like there are many different kinds of doctors specializing in various types of medicine, the same is true for the law industry. Most professionals have a specific area of law in which they operate. It may surprise you how many areas of law there are and how many subsections exist within each.