Slavery in Central Ohio

Since this 2012 broadcast of Diversity in Central Ohio, there is a greater awareness of the issue of human trafficking. However, there is still a lack of acceptance that this dilemma is an issue affecting our local communities. Click Here to View Part 1 Click Here to View Part 2

Fairfax County Utilizes Awariety

Incident Management Critical to Fairfax County’s Workplace Violence Program   Diversity Matter’s offers an innovative and cost-effective platform to connect the dots, eliminate embarrassing gaps and realize a better bottom line. In choosing Awareity’s ( awareity.com) Individual Awareness and Accountability Software as the best in class to help organizations prevent the preventable and transform the status quo. Awareity is reinventing… Read More »

Diversity CONFAB-What does it mean for your organization?

Definition : confab /ˈkɒnfæb/ noun 1. a conversation or chat verb -fabs, -fabbing, -fabbed 2. (intransitive) to converse Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for confab n.… Read More »

Raising Awareness : Yuma County Anti-Bullying and Violence Prevention Program Task Force

  Diversity Matter’s offers an innovative and cost-effective platform to connect the dots, eliminate embarrassing gaps and realize a better bottom line. In choosing Awareity’s ( awareity.com) Individual Awareness and Accountability Software as the best in class to help organizations prevent the preventable and transform the status quo. Utilizing Awareity helps organization’s Stakeholders raise awareness… Read More »

Affirmative Action Guidelines

One of the misunderstandings about Diversity and Inclusion, is the role of affirmative action. I think of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity policies as some of many tools for managing WORKPLACE diversity. Simply put, Affirmative Action seeks to correct historical discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policies sought to prevent workplace discrimination. While these are tools to… Read More »

Restorative Justice and The Power of All

When speaking of Diversity Matters’ Diversity Works: the Power of All. A community based venue for exchanging ideas, information and opportunities, we often stress the benefits of round the room facilitated exchanges to build linkages between organizations and the communities they serve and to allow the organization to learn about the cultures that exist in… Read More »

The Power of All

The POWER of ALL   A comprehensive Diversity-Inclusion Program Expand your capacity to serve an increasingly diverse customer base by fully utilizing the power of multiple perspectives. “Companies competing in today’s fast-paced global market tend to favor the broadest definitions of diversity – ones that encompass differences in gender, racioethnicity, age, physical abilities, qualities, and… Read More »

Business Case

The Numbers Matter! Since the publication of the Workforce 2000 study, cost savings and winning the competition for talent are frequently cited as strong arguments for the pursuit of diversity initiatives. More recently, they have been supplemented with a third, even more forceful argument -the opportunity to drive business growth by leveraging the many facets… Read More »

Business Case Summary

Why focus on diversity/inclusion? Beyond social and moral reasons and “doing the right thing,” there are several arguments why companies and organizations should embrace and integrate diversity and inclusion into their way of doing business. Below are a few reasons why having a diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to a successful business imperative: Diversity… Read More »