Managing Bias Training from Facebook

Facebook has shared part of its managing bias training to achieve broader recognition of the hidden biases we all hold and to highlight ways to counteract bias in the workplace. Follow the link to view the video modules and other resources they have made available. View managing bias training >

‘To talk about DACA, I must talk about families, parents, and supporters.’

To talk about Dreamers, to talk about DACA, I must talk about their families, parents, and supporters. To talk about Dreamers is to talk about butterflies…that migrate in groups…that represent beauty and fluidity that I hope each of us can be more like when we talk about DACA, Dreamers, and their families and supporters. In […]

Why Diversity Programs Fail

It shouldn’t be surprising that most diversity programs aren’t increasing diversity. Despite a few new bells and whistles, courtesy of big data, companies are basically doubling down on the same approaches they’ve used since the 1960s—which often make things worse, not better. Firms have long relied on diversity training to reduce bias on the job, […]

Today, take a breath and “check yourself at the door” before having a difficult conversation

Tim Ryan, Senior Partner and Chairman of PwC US, along with 175 CEOs, has created the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. This cohort is the largest “CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.” In Tim’s words: “Having difficult conversations about race, diversity, and inclusion won’t do any good if you don’t […]

#imadubuquer

Not too long ago, I participated in the I’m a Dubuquer campaign–some of Y’all may have heard of it. If you haven’t, go check out www.imadubuquer.com! This project was a joint effort by the Telegraph Herald and Inclusive Dubuque to share what our city looks like; I have been pretty impressed with this initiative so far. […]

Our opinion: Widen definition of ‘Dubuquer’

Telegraph Herald Editorial Board Bob Dylan wasn’t kidding. The times, they really are a-changin’. If you grew up in Dubuque more than a couple decades ago, you’ve probably remarked about how your hometown has changed over the years. Most of it has been for the better when you consider riverfront development, a stronger and more diversified […]