Diversity & Inclusion in Our Workplace
August 24 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Virtual
It is widely perceived that companies face a reality gap. More and more business leaders are seeing that cultivating equality is not just the right thing to do, but also the smart thing to do. Diversity alone doesn't move your entire business forward - inclusion is an integral part. All people need to feel a sense of belonging. Inclusion is when every person is valued, heard, respected, empowered, and feels a true sense of belonging.Senior management needs to commit to education and discussions surrounding D & I. You will want your entire staff onboard with your company's mission to embrace this topic.

ABA DEI Open Forum
August 29 | 3:00 p.m. | Virtual

ABA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit
September 14th |12:30 p.m. EST | Virtual
American Bankers Association (ABA), Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) and Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) are partnering to host the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit for all bankers nationwide. This conference will empower attendees to become change agents for the banking industry and for the community. Bankers will master the leading practices for mitigating systemic barriers that disadvantage marginalized groups—and learn actionable steps to implement change. Winners of the inaugural ABA DEI Awards, honoring and recognizing an outstanding DEI program, leader and initiative, will be announced at the DEI Summit.

Michigan Chamber Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series
October 4th | Virtual
This series seeks to encourage, support and inform employers and their teams on the importance of building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace environment. Through meaningful conversations and clear opportunities for action, participants will gain a better understanding of the business case for DEI, hear different perspectives and experiences and identify ways we can work together to make DEI a strategic priority.

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The Power of Perspective: Talk, Listen, Respect, Repeat
Michigan Chamber of Commerce brings you Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson, Detroit journalists and founders of the Civility Project, for this interactive event as they explore how a lack of civility and respect in the workplace can be harmful to the organization and how people of opposing viewpoints can come together for healthy disagreement, personal interactions and constructive conversations.

Cost $279

Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace
1 in 5 workers have experienced discrimination or unfair treatment at work. In today's workplace environment, organizations need to face a reality gap and realize more work needs to be done in this area.