• Meet GLADC Board Member, Andrea Hansen

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    By Sonia Garcia, GLADC Intern  Andrea Hansen is a founding member of the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council and has served in various capacities since 2007.  Andrea is the program director of the Self-Sufficiency Program (SSP), a community engagement program of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at UW-L.  SSP is a pre-college […]

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  • Announcing our New GLADC Affiliated Speakers Bureau

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Are you interested in more in-depth training on diversity, inclusion, and equity for your organization? We are excited to announce a new resource available through the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council: our GLADC Affiliated Speakers Bureau. If you have attended our events, you’ll likely recognize these high-quality speakers: Ricardo Acevedo, Nizam Arain, Dr. Quincey L. Daniels, Amanda […]

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  • Mark Your Calendars: Nov. 2 GLADC Annual Conference

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    The theme of this year’s GLADC Annual Conference is “Pro-Active Strategies for Inclusion in Today’s Workplace and Community.”  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 […]

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  • Language Access: Re-cap and Strategies from September Lunch and Learn

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    What can you do, and what does federal law require you to do, to facilitate language access for Limited English Proficient (LEP) employees, patients, clients, and customers? Michelle Pinzl’s illuminating GLADC Lunch and Learn presentation was packed with information and strategies on this topic. We learned about the potentially dire consequences of failing to provide […]

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  • Meet Ann Wales, GLADC Board President

    Posted on August 7, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Ann Wales serves as President of GLADC’s Board of Directors.  She brings a passion for the work, and a continual willingness to learn and to share, along with years of experience in Human Resources. Ann is a remarkable servant leader for the Council, regularly volunteering her time to take on organizational tasks, consistently listening to […]

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  • New GLADC Organizational Member Benefit: Job Ads

    Posted on August 7, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    We’re excited to introduce a new Diversity Council member benefit to our 2017 member organizations:  the opportunity to link directly to your organization’s Career Opportunities page from our GLADC website.   We’ve heard from many of you that you would like to recruit a more diverse workforce, and we hope this service can be helpful. The […]

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  • Welcome New 2017 GLADC Members!

    Posted on April 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    We are pleased to welcome the following new members to the GLADC for 2017.  Organizational members make our work possible, and demonstrate a commitment to our mission of making the Greater La Crosse Area a more welcoming, inclusive place for all. Thank you for joining! ABLE, Inc. Altra Federal Credit Union Digisage Dynamic Recycling Festival […]

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  • Meet GLADC Board Member, Mai Shoua Vang

    Posted on April 26, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Sonia Garcia–Mai Shoua Vang is one of the newest members of the Diversity Council, having just joined in the fall of 2016. She grew up in the La Crosse area where she graduated from Holmen High School. From there, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a degree in Journalism and […]

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  • Viterbo’s Spanish Language Newspaper Creates Student-Community Connections

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Alicia Quiñones– El Sol is a new student-run newspaper that covers politics related to Spanish speaking people and countries, education, art, sports, and entertainment at Viterbo University. In addition to helping Spanish language students at Viterbo use their language learning in meaningful ways, the newspaper also helps foster connections to La Crosse community. The Greater La Crosse […]

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  • Meet GLADC Board Member Thomas Harris

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Story by Alicia Quiñones– Thomas Harris is the Senior Student Service Coordinator for the Office of Multicultural Student Services at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and has been serving on the Council’s Board of Directors since its establishment in 2007. The concept for the Council was the product of a conference workshop geared […]

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