Meetings & Events

  • Happy Summer from The Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council

    Posted on July 2, 2019 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    Our first event this year, “Creating a Culture of Inclusion in the Workplace,” was a valuable networking and educational opportunity for our members, community leaders, and students in the La Crosse area. Dr. Patricia Markus and Shaundel Spivey gave a valuable and dynamic presentation on strategies to create a more welcoming and inclusive workplace, which […]

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  • Letter from Kelley Waddell, Executive Director, YWCA La Crosse

    Posted on May 8, 2019 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    Dear friends, The last year at YWCA La Crosse has been a time of excitement, challenge, and growth. For those things, I am truly thankful. It is with a heavy heart that today, I am writing to let you know my family will be relocating to Kansas City. My husband was offered a wonderful employment […]

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  • Shane Gesler

    Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council elects new President

    Posted on February 18, 2019 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    The Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council has elected a new President, Shane Gesler. As a Client Relations Leader-Recruiter for Manpower, Shane has helped hundreds of people from the area find employment. Watch coverage of this story, here.

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  • Sharing the voice of Native Americans

    Posted on February 4, 2019 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    On Jan. 21, Gov. Tony Evers presented Patty Loew, a UW-La Crosse Alumna, with Wisconsin’s 2019 MLK Heritage Award during a statewide broadcast ceremony honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the State Capitol. Read the full article here.

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  • White Privilege Conference

    Posted on December 10, 2018 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Events, Updates.

    For interested individuals at UWL and throughout the La Crosse community, there will be two options to attend one of the planning meetings to learn about and discuss the process to attend the 20th Annual National White Privilege Conference in Cedar Rapids, Iowa scheduled for Thursday – Saturday, March 21st – 23rd 2019.

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  • Welcome to the New Director

    Posted on October 15, 2018 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    A Note from the Executive Director: The transition into Executive Director has been very exciting! Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, our previous Director, has been incredibly helpful, and accommodating through this process. I am honored to “take on the torch”, as I take on these, her own words, and her commitment to the Diversity Council. My goal as […]

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    Posted on September 21, 2018 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    This year, from September 15th to October 15th, we observe the National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

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  • A message from the GLADC Board of Directors

    Posted on September 14, 2018 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    After three years as Executive Director of the Diversity Council, Jodi Vandenberg-Daves is stepping down and we are welcoming a new Director, Arlette Rodriguez-Miller.  

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  • Director Transition: GLADC is Hiring

    Posted on June 13, 2018 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Message from Jodi Vandenberg-Daves/Hiring Details from GLADC Board of Directors This summer I will complete three years in my role as Executive Director of the Diversity Council. It has been such a privilege to do this work! Because of increased responsibilities at UW-La Crosse, I will be stepping down at the end of August. I […]

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  • GLADC Lunch and Learn: Workplace Accessibility for People with Disabilities

    Date: July 19, 2018, 11:30 AM -1:00 PM

    Location: La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce

    Posted on June 8, 2018 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Events, Upcoming Events, Updates.

    Join us for a lunchtime hour of learning with a presentation on the myths and incorrect information that companies may have about disability accommodations.

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