A Local Resource to Area Businesses
Goal Statement from the Chamber Business Plan:
- Leverage members’ combined experience and knowledge to advance diversity and inclusion programs and practices throughout professions.
- Provide business members with access to information, individuals and ideas that will help them build more economically and socially inclusive organizations.
- Become a forum to discuss new diversity and inclusion ideas and initiatives.
Publications to educate and broaden Knowledge in areas of Diversity & Inclusion
The Dangers of Mistaking Diversity For Inclusion in the Workplace
The 2018 Gallup report asserts, “Inclusion refers to a cultural and environmental feeling of belonging. It can be assessed as the extent to which employees are valued, respected, accepted and encouraged to fully participate in the organization.”
3 Requirements for a Diverse and inclusive Culture
"In the context of the workplace, diversity equals representation. Without inclusion, however, the crucial connections that attract diverse talent, encourage their participation, foster innovation, and lead to business growth won't happen."
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire has received multiple recognitions in recent years for the work of its Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Center staffers Christopher Jorgenson and Kallie Friede have been recognized for their efforts that led to those top rankings. Full story.