Session 1

Intersectionality: Confronting the Tensions of Our Overlapping Identities

January 29, 2020

Presenter: Michelle Rivera-Clonch, Ph.D.

Explore the growing impact of overlapping or intersecting social identities and the related systems of oppression, domination, and discrimination that impact creating inclusive workplaces, and what you can do to create a more welcoming and inclusive culture.  


Session 2

Marginalizing Immigrants is an Old Story: It's Time to Write a New Chapter

May 13, 2020 - Going Virtual! 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Presenters: John Lopez and Carlos Gil

Learn how to make your workplace more welcoming and inclusive of immigrant employees by knowing the historical role immigration has played in the development of the United States, the contributions of immigrants to the advancement of the country and our economy − particularly in terms of start-ups, innovation, inventions and creativity, and confront the biases and myths about immigrants, particularly immigrants of color.   


Session 3

Moving Beyond the Trauma: Innovative Response to the Differential Impacts of COVID-19

Presenter: Maurice Stevens

June 24, 2020 - Going Virtual! 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

This interactive webinar explores the diverse and differential impacts COVID-19 is having on individuals, communities, and institutions. Join us and learn how to build the capacity needed to move from strategies of survival to inclusive and equitable practices of healing and liberation. 


Session 4

A World Beyond Now: Eliminating the Impact of White Supremacy in Our Systems

Presenters: Joel Brown & Nick van Santen

August 12, 2020 - Going Virtual! 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Presenters: Joel Brown & Nick van Santen

Learn what you can do to eliminate the impact of white supremacy by exploring how white supremacy became a concept in the United States, and how it became embedded in organizations—conscious or not. Identify the characteristics of White Supremacy in organizations that advantage and value some people, and disadvantage and devalue others.


Session 5

Latinx Rising: Delivering on the Promise

Presenters: Juan Lopez & Cynthia Chavez

September 23, 2020 - Going Virtual!  9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Encourage relationships between Latinx and other groups by exploring the dynamic sphere of Latinx, from the growth engine it represents in terms of talent, leadership, purchasing power, and population, to continued underrepresentation and lack of inclusion.

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Session 6

How Algorithms ARE Affecting You: Decoding the Bias Within

December 2, 2020 - NEW DATE! Going Virtual! 9-11 AM

Presenters: Lorelei Carobolante & Francesco Carobolante

Learn what Artificial Intelligence means, how it impacts us as individuals, our work environments, and influences how we think, perceive, believe and act. Gain understanding about how AI is affecting diversity and relationships, and what we can do about it.

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