Diversity Events

DIVERSITY:  Why We Care?

By embedding the Diversity & Inclusion strategy into the global business strategy, we continue to leverage and maintain strong leadership support, a compelling business relevance and action plans that lead to attraction, engagement, retention and advancement for colleagues.

Through this, we create a sustainable strategy that points the way for Diversity & Inclusion to add value to the business, talent, operational strategies and objectives for any organization.

For information about Diversity & Inclusion programs for your worksite, please contact

Kim Braithwaite at KimberlyBraithwaite@gvcshrm.org.

Do you have an upcoming diversity and inclusion event or topic that you would like to share?

Email us today at Diversity@gvcshrm.org!

SHRM Diversity News

How to Develop Inclusive Managers

Too many company leaders incorrectly assume managers will instinctively know how to translate a new diversity, equity and inclusion policy into action. HR needs to spell...

Black Workers’ Progress in the World of Work

Black workers deal with workplace challenges that many other groups do not. Dr. Kelisha B. Graves, an educator and author, discussed how employers can help Black workers...

Former CNN Anchor Speaks on Being Canceled, Overcoming Biases

Rick Sanchez, a former CNN host, was fired for making antisemitic comments in 2010. Learn about his dismissal, how he learned from his past mistakes and some tips for...

Onsite Child Care: Working Parents Want More of It

Onsite child care is not often offered by companies, despite the rising costs of child care and its burden on working parents. Find out the benefits of this...

Nutrition Solutions CEO Knows Value of Second Chances

Nutrition Solutions founder and CEO Chris Cavallini is a believer in second chances. He’s had several of them. He talked with SHRM Online about how his company makes...

Gallup: Employee Disengagement Hits 9-Year High

The percent of workers disengaged in their jobs has steadily increased each year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey by Gallup.

Asian American Community Shocked After Two Mass Shootings

Two recent shootings in California have left the Asian American community reeling. These tragedies represent an alarming trend of violence and hostility against Asian...

Balancing Anti-Discrimination Policies with Religious Protections

Allowing religious dialog and religious freedom at work sometimes conflicts with a company's anti-discrimination policy. It’s helpful to educate employees with examples...

An Opportunity to Contribute to DE&I in Action

​HR professional and social scientist Lorne Epstein, SHRM-SCP, is surveying the impact of bias in organizations and what professionals are doing to reduce its effects to...

Artificial Intelligence Takes Center Stage at EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will keep a close eye on discrimination caused by artificial intelligence, according to a draft of its new Strategic...

Anxiety, Depression Among LGBT Adults Worsened During COVID-19 Pandemic

LGBT adults reported higher rates of anxiety and depression when compared with non-LGBT adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to federal data. Here are some...

How to Balance Religious Accommodations with Company Vaccination Requirements

The federal government is suing an Atlanta-based children’s hospital after firing an employee for requesting a religious exemption to its influenza vaccination policy.

The Role of DE&I in a Strong Company Culture

Many businesses strive to foster a strong company culture, but a recent survey showed that some employers are out of touch with what employees want from them. Diversity,...

DE&I in 2023: Experts Forecast Layoffs, Remote Work and More

Companies that invest in DE&I and cater to the evolving needs of their workforce could increase their chances of success in 2023. Here are some DE&I thought leaders’...

Are Employers Required to Accommodate Employees with Disabilities?

Zac Bradley, a disability-rights advocate, discussed whether companies are required by law to offer accommodations and offered simple ways to support these workers.

Senate Confirms Marine Corps’ First Black, Female Two-Star General

In December, the U.S. Senate confirmed Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Lorna Mahlock to the rank of two-star general. The confirmation makes Mahlock the highest ranking Black,...

DE&I in 2022: Women’s Issues, LGBTQ Rights Dominate News

Companies placed a greater emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion in 2022. Here are some of the top trends and news stories that affected DE&I in the workplace.

University Chancellor Apologizes After Mocking Asian Languages

The chancellor of Purdue University Northwest in Indiana mocked Asian languages during a commencement ceremony on Dec. 10, sparking outrage and online discussions about...

LaTrelle Porter: An HR Career in Creating Opportunities for Others

LaTrelle Porter, SHRM-CP, a human resources business partner for the city of Savannah, joins host Tony Lee to discuss her HR story.

The Damaging Effects of Workplace Racism

Two paper manufacturing companies must pay $385,000 to settle racial harassment allegations involving two Black employees. The case exemplifies how workers of color...

Diversity Forum
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