Meetings & Events

  • GLADC Lunch and Learn Program: Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

    Date: March 2, 2018, 11:30-1:00

    Location: La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce

    Posted on December 19, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    We live in times that are changing rapidly. This rate of change, and the fact that La Crosse is home to many diverse people, creates the imperative for intercultural competencies in the workplace. Join us for a presentation on intercultural communication by Ayesha Patniak, of the UWL Communication Studies Department.

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  • GLADC Annual Conference: Pro-Active Strategies for Inclusion in Today’s Workplace and Community

    Date: Nov. 2, 2017, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Location: Lunda Center, Western Technical College

    Posted on September 21, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Join us to learn from a broad array of expert speakers who will share best practices for: addressing hate and bias incidents, learning to be positive and proactive mentors and allies, developing and supporting inclusive leadership, and creating an LGBTQA-Friendly workplace. GLADC members receive a discounted registration fee. Discounted registration fees are also available for […]

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  • Being a Female Hmong Professional

    Date: May 25, 2017, 11:30-1:00

    Location: Myrick Park Center

    Posted on March 3, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    There is an increasing number of Hmong women completing their degrees every year in the United States. For a Hmong woman, finding balance between career, community, culture, and family can be challenging. In this presentation, Maysee shares personal stories and reflections of how she has been challenged by social and cultural expectations, and how she […]

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  • Language Access: What do Employers, Community Members, and Service Providers Need to Know?

    Date: September 14, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Location: Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 6th St S, La Crosse

    Posted on March 2, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Providing language access to people whose first language is not English is a growing community need. It’s also a federal requirement under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Failing to provide quality interpreting services can drastically affect the outcome of care and services, as well as cause grave problems for the professionals […]

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  • Annual Half-Day Conference

    Date: November 2, 2017

    Location: TBD

    Posted on March 1, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Mark your calendars for our much-anticipated annual half-day conference, to be held this year on November 2. More details coming soon.

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  • Lunch and Learn: Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities in the Workplace: Being an Educated Employer

    Date: February 23, 2017, 11:30-1:00

    Location: Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, 1433 Rose St, La Crosse, WI 54603

    Posted on February 17, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Where do employers go to keep up on the ever-changing world of sexual orientations, gender identities/expressions, and intersecting identities?  Come learn from Will Van Roosenbeek, Director of the Pride Center at UW-La Crosse, in a session focusing on identities, terminology, and discuss how to create work environments that are welcoming to all. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, […]

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  • La Crosse Bridge by Riverside Park

    “Building Bridges:  Workplace and Community”

    Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council Annual Half-Day Conference

    Date: November 10, 8am-1:30pm

    Location: Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin

    Posted on August 29, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    How can we make the La Crosse Area a great place to work and live for people of all backgrounds and identities? Join us at our annual conference as we hear about promising practices on diversity, inclusion and equity from local employers. The City of La Crosse Human Rights commission will share its purpose and […]

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  • Immigrants, Immigration and the Workplace

    Lunch and Learn

    Date: September 15, 11:30am-1:00pm

    Location: Myrick Park Center, Marshview Room

    Posted on August 1, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Registration is now open! Come learn from Katie Rubin, Board of Immigration Appeals Immigration Case Manager, about the U.S. the immigration system and common myths concerning immigration.  Ms. Rubin’s overview will include local immigration issues, cultural sensitivity and community collaboration, the current refugee crisis, current immigration issues and human trafficking.  She will connect this social […]

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  • Informal Lunch and Learn Opportunities This Summer

    Date: July 14 or August 11, 11:30am-1:00pm

    Location: Three Rivers Lodge, Radisson Hotel in La Crosse, WI

    Posted on June 1, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    Are you an advocate for diversity and inclusion in your workplace?  Join the Diversity Council for one of two small, informal lunches, July 14 or August 11, to exchange ideas about best practices and connect with others who share your commitment to a more inclusive workplace, while learning from two area diversity and inclusivity leaders. […]

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  • Religious Diversity in the Workplace

    Lunch and Learn

    Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:30am-1pm

    Location: 601 7th St N in La Crosse, WI

    Posted on April 1, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Past Events.

    When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Where: La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce Lyle & Norma Anderson Education Center Room 601 7th St N La Crosse, WI 54601 Time: 11:30am – 1pm Many people in the Greater La Crosse Area practice religious faiths other than Christianity.  Come learn about how to make your workplace welcoming and […]

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