Many companies consider diversity and inclusion to be business imperatives to their continued success. Academic institutions are crucial partners in the preparation of young professionals as diversity and inclusion advocates. In today’s environment, you must make big, bold moves if advancement is to be realized.
From the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the 1950s to the Senate election in Alabama in 2017, organizing that centers women of color in broad based coalitions has offered a recipe for transformative democracy. By exploring his academic work on Montgomery in the 1950s and his experience organizing faith communities for racial justice in Ohio and around the country, Dr. Jackson will offer an analysis of the true power of diversity.
Immigrants account for half the population growth of Marion County. How can we help new Americans to integrate successfully into our communities and build a welcoming, inclusive environment in which they thrive? Join Immigrant Welcome Center founding Executive Director, Terri Morris Downs, for an enlightening discussion on how immigrants and refugees are strengthening our communities culturally, socially, and civically, and how you can engage to build the welcoming movement!