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Moving Beyond the Check Box- Diversity in Action (AFP National Philanthropy Day Conference)

  • Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel Baltimore, Maryland (map)

Diversity in the workplace has become a prominent topic of discussion surrounding economic growth, professional development and wage gap disparities. Pressure calling for diversity in the workplace has businesses from all work-sectors analyzing and reforming their hiring practices to create a culture of inclusivity. Professionals are seeing a gradual shift in diversity reflected in hiring practices from the top down, however the culture of inclusivity in the workplace is slow to change. Join Joyell Arvella, racial and gender justice strategist, from harp + sword for a workshop discussing what diversity in action looks like in the workplace and how businesses can implement a culture of inclusivity and succession planning beyond marking a check box.