June 8, 2011
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University of Rochester
Time Warner
SUNY Brockport
Harris Corporation
Xerox
Excellus
Nixon Peabody
Harris Beach LLP
Al Sigl Community of Agencies
LDA - Life and Learning
Services
Rochester Business Alliance


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Phenomenal Response to Call for Speakers!
DIversity2011Thank you for the huge response to our call for speakers for our upcoming Power of Inclusion Conference, October 2 & 3, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, New York. Proposals are being reviewed. The schedule and registration will be announced in July.

More Conference Sponsors Announced!
Thank you to the following organizations that have signed on so far to support this important conference: University of Rochester, Time Warner, SUNY Brockport, Harris Corporation, Xerox, Excellus, Nixon Peabody, Harris Beach LLP, Al Sigl Community of Agencies, LDA - Life and Learning Services and Rochester Business Alliance. To get involved, please see sponsor opportunities or contact Mike Streeter. >>>

 

Meet Vivian Lewis - She Leads the University of Rochester's Faculty Development and Diversity Initiatives
Lewis assists deans and department chairs in identifying, recruiting, and retaining faculty that increase the diversity of the University's schools and departments and helps advance the University's diversity efforts through a variety of programming initiatives. Such initiatives include creating programs to support faculty mentoring needs and helping ensure that the professional climate promotes success. >>>

 
 

Beyond Our View
By Steve Hanamura
Several years ago I took a weeklong bike trip with my wife, Becky, and our good friends, Randy and Mollie. While riding on the back of the tandem one day I asked Randy how far could he see. We were winding our way up a steep hill and he didn’t quite get the gist of my question.  “What do you mean?” he asked. >>>

 

D&I Success has a lot to do with Leadership and Execution!
By Mauricio Velásquez, MBA
Let’s talk about Diversity and Leadership.   These are the fundamental “Leaders as Diversity Change Agents” questions that really have to be scrutinized and answered.  Don’t even start your D&I (diversity and inclusion) efforts without first contemplating what is described below and the implications for you and your firm. >>>

 

Bruce's Diversity Detox: Tips for kicking habits of bias
#4) Don't believe what you believe

By Bruce Jacobs
One afternoon not long ago, 14 of us, a collection of adults who had never met one another, spent an hour together in a room with the door closed. We were there as part of a Baltimore program called Be More, which brings together scores of kids from different... backgrounds. >>>

 

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Phyllis Wade Albro Named Isaac L. Jordan Faculty/Staff Diversity Award Winner
Phyllis Wade Albro, a teacher, storyteller, artist and musician, was named the 2011 Isaac L. Jordan Sr. Faculty/Staff Pluralism Award winner at a ceremony at Rochester Institute of Technology. >>>

 

Candice Baldwin has been named the new director of RIT's Multicultural Center for Academic Success
Candice Baldwin has been named the new director of the Multicultural Center for Academic Success at Rochester Institute of Technology. Her focus will be on instituting a nationally recognized academic success model. >>>

 

YMCA of Greater Rochester Announces Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship Winner
Our YMCA Scholarship for the Enhancement of Diversity allows the YMCA to cultivate outstanding minority youth and assist them with their college expenses. The 2011 recipient is Miss Breanna Irons. >>>

 

 

The 2011 Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference Tells Women Why It’s Important to Put ‘Self’ First From Spelman College

Whites Believe They Are Victims of Racism More Often Than Blacks
From Tufts University

Iowa’s First Latino Majority Town Is Sign of Midwest’s Growing Diversity
From the University of Iowa

Gender Stereotypes About Math Develop as Early as Second Grade
From Washington University

Poll Shows Young People More Positive Toward Immigrants and Minorities From Hamilton College


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