• GLADC Member Drive 2017: Join Our Council!

    Do you share our vision of the Greater La Crosse Area as an inclusive and welcoming place to live, work, access opportunities, contribute and belong?

    Are you an employer trying to attract and retain a diverse workforce to strengthen the work of your organization?

    La Crosse Bridge on the Mississippi River

    As we begin our 2017 Member Drive, now is your opportunity to contribute to our work of strengthening the workplaces and communities of our area by promoting and cultivating diversity, access, inclusion and equity. Please join us as an organizational or an individual member, and help us advance our work for 2017, including:

    • Quality Lunch and Learn programs
    • Annual half-day conference
    • New Community Calendar hub to inform the community about educational opportunities related to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
    • Development of a Speakers’ Bureau to facilitate the sharing of expertise with employers and community organization
    • Continued development of online resources, such as the La Crosse  Area Multicultural Resource Guide
    • Continuation of our Internship program

    Benefits to Members:

    • All employees of member organizations receive discounts to our educational programs:  quality professional development at Lunch and Learn, annual conference, and informal networking events
    • Show your employees and applicants your commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace
    • Set an example for broader regional commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and equitable workplaces: member organizations are listed on our website
    • Network with fellow diversity and inclusivity advocates in the area
    • Show your support by listing your membership on promotional materials

    With your involvement, we can continue to offer quality programs, increase the visibility of diversity and inclusion initiatives in our area, and reach an ever-broader audience. Working together, we can address a critical need for employers to connect with and support a diverse workforce, and we can enrich our area’s civic and community life by fostering a vibrant, diverse, inclusive community.