July 26, 2012
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Leslie Aguilar Joins Expert Forum
AguilarThe Workforce Diversity Network is pleased to welcome Leslie Aguilar to Expert Forum, your central resource of articles and contributions from 16 acknowledged experts in the field of diversity and inclusion. Leslie is the author of the best-selling Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts and Ouch! Your Silence Hurts video-based training programs. Prior to forming her own consulting group in 1992, Leslie worked fifteen years with The Disney Company in Guest Relations, The Disney University, and Disneyland Paris. Read more


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In our quest to offer the best tools to help you be successful in your training, we are pleased to now offer some of Dr. Sondra Thiederman's top selling training DVDs in Marketplace: Getting Along: Words of Encouragement -- The Original Version; the powerful meeting opener, Words To Lead By; Global Words for Global Leaders; and Getting Along: Words of Encouragement -- With Spanish Language Voice Over. Read more, see previews and purchase. Free shipping!


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Moving Diversity & Inclusion Work Forward
By Joe Gerstandt
One of my last presentations in 2011, was the closing keynote at the Workforce Diversity Network Power of Inclusion Conference. My message was about next practices, the areas where we need to focus our efforts to keep moving this body of work forward and I focused on five key opportunities. Read more


Managing Bias: The Key Component of Corporate
Culture Change
By Sondra Thiederman, Ph.D.
Many of your colleagues, you may have noticed, are tired of hearing the phrase "workplace diversity." They have come to see respond to the topic as if it were nothing more than a buzzword designed to sell books, market consultants, and promote hours of expensive training.  Unfortunately, this attitude is nothing new.  Since its inception, the diversity movement has been in an uphill battle to gain credence as a key component of culture change in the 21st century. Read more


Bystanders: Passive or Active? We have the potential for both.
AguilarBy Leslie Aguilar
Why do we sometimes stand by silently when we witness something we feel is wrong? What separates passive bystanders from those who get involved?
Psychologists have been seeking these answers for over four decades. In 1964, Kitty Genovese was brutally murdered outside of her apartment in Queens, NY. Thirty-eight people heard or saw the crime. Not one phoned the police or intervened in any way. Read more



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African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but Type Important


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