Cultural Diversity, Diversity Conferences

Regional Councils – Rochester, NY
Members of regional councils meet periodically to share best practices, collaborate and create innovative, practical approaches to promote and manage work force diversity. Members also are invited to serve on various committees and be involved with conference planning.

2017 Meeting Dates and Locations – Rochester NY
For WDN/GRDC members only.

All meetings are monthly, the third Thursday, from 8 - 10:30 a.m. Meeting dates subject to change. Please confirm all meetings dates with the Chair.

January 19

ABVI Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

February 16

Rochester Regional Health

March 16


April 13


May 18 United Way
June 15


July no meeting
August 10 YWCA
September 21

Harter, Secrest & Emery

October 19

City of Rochester

November 16 Wegmans
December 21

Rochester Regional Health

Responsibilities of WDN Host Member Companies:

To provide:

• A meeting room large enough to accommodate up to 30 people.

• Light refreshments.

• An electronic copy of directions to the meeting location with any specifics related to parking, security, directions to specific room etc. upon arrival. Please send this to Mike Streeter at two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting.

• AV support for the presenter (example: laptop and/or LCD projector, flip chart/whiteboard etc..., if your company has these items available.

Responsibilities of the Workforce Diversity Network:

• To create and e-mail a meeting agenda and directions to members approximately one week prior to the scheduled meeting.

• To collect RSVP’s and keep host company informed regarding attendance.

• To develop/coordinate monthly meeting content. (Host members are encouraged and welcome to participate in monthly meeting content, but it is not an expectation.)

• To inform hosting member regarding all audiovisual and other presenter needs.

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