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Save the Date! THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE
WDN Fall 2018 Seminar on Monday, October 29 from 1 to 5 PM. Learn more and register

 
 
Out Alliance presents SafeZone Training on Thursday, August 9; Senior Services Provider SafeZone Training on Wednesday, September 19; and SafeZone Train-The-Trainer Certification Program on Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25. Learn more
 
 

Congratulations to WDN Members Wegmans (#8) and YMCA (#15) for being named on Forbes' list of "America's Best Employers for Diversity". Read more

 
 

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College for Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Students, Families, and Educators

 

 

Women in MBA Programs – Overcoming Gender Disparity During the Application Process & Beyond

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Public Administration: Building More Diverse Public Organizations and Businesses

 
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Dr Sondra Thiederman newest training program, Defeating Unconscious Bias – designed to address the hidden biases that can affect hiring, promoting and team building and challenge an organization's ability to create an inclusive workplace.
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6 Ways to Accelerate Your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts by Joe Gerstandt
I consistently see organizations with unnecessary barriers slowing their D&I efforts down or blocking them altogether. Want to move forward? Here are six opportunities to consider. I will unpack each of these further in following posts. Continue reading

 

Pillars of Diversity by Steve Hanamura
One of the books I was reading in 1968 as I was finishing up work on my master's degree from the University of Oregon was Black Rage by Drs. Price Cobbs and William Grier, both psychiatrists, both black men. The book was released following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and received significant attention, eventually leading to a television special. Dr. Cobbs had participated in the march to Selma and was active in the civil rights movement. Continue reading

 

Common Misconceptions About Muslims and Five Things Never To Say to a Muslim by Stan Kimer 
About four years ago, I read a blog called “5 Things to Never Say to a Black Person” and that inspired me to write “5 Things to Never Say to a Gay Person” which was my first blog to go viral. I thought – wow, how cool! So, I later followed with “5 Common Misconceptions about Gay People” and “5 Things to Never Say to Transgender People". Continue reading

 

 

 
 
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