Being Latino and Hispanic in Dubuque

When we refer to a person as Hispanic or as a Latino, Latina, or Latinx, those terms usually conjure certain expectations and assumptions. But the truth is that there is an immense diversity among these groups. In Dubuque alone, there is an incredible richness in the number of countries, cultures, and traditions that fit under […]

#AllofUsDubuque

Since March, the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have touched all people in Dubuque. The only way to save lives and ensure the well-being of everyone is to stand together as one community and ensure no one is left out of the recovery.  Read more

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May and every day with a special PBS collection of stories that explores the history, traditions and culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.  Read More>      

Diversity Straight Up: Moving past the low hanging fruit of color and gender in Northeast Iowa

Corridor Business Journal Where do diversity, equity, and inclusion sit in workplace culture? What are the challenges with being real and authentic when living in Iowa and talking about race? Why might those who don’t consider themselves diverse become defensive?  Listen as Hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Corridor Business Journal Editor Adam […]

Why diversity goes beyond a chief diversity and inclusion officer.

What challenges do chief diversity and inclusion officers face in driving change in the workplace? Against rising business profit, chief executives are finding increasing attention being paid to diversity and inclusion, so much so that it has monopolized the CEO’s meeting agenda, and taken over chief executives’ attention. But what is the Chief Diversity Officer […]

Jackson: Does inclusion include you?

Telegraph Herald News Board By Miquel Jackson Human Rights Commission When the question is asked, “Why is the Race in the Heartland conference important?” the answer is simple. We as a society must be responsible for understanding our own biases and the biases of those before us, which have led us to develop some of […]

Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque receives $250,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) has received a $250,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to advance equity and inclusion. Funds will increase CFGD’s capacity to further develop the equity and inclusion framework, hire equity experts for trainings, speaker series and coaching for business leaders and 20 nonprofits to deepen the work from conversation […]