• Council Welcomes New Interns!

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

    The Council is delighted to have the energy, ideas, and skills of our Spring, 2017 interns, Alicia Quiñones and Sonia Garcia. They have been assisting with our Council’s newsletter and other forms of outreach, and updating our Multicultural Resource Guide.  Sonia Garcia Sonia grew up in Hales Corners, WI which is about 15 minutes outside […]

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  • Celebrate Women’s History Month 2017

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

    Check out these local opportunities to celebrate the struggles for justice, the accomplishments, and the contributions of women in our shared past–and present! International Women’s Day Celebrations:March 8:  International Panel. Sponsored by UWL’s International Education & Engagement Office, at 5 pm, UWL, Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall. This free event will consist of a panel of […]

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  • GLADC Member Drive 2017: Join Our Council!

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

    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? As we begin our 2017 Member Drive, now is your opportunity […]

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

    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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  • Black History Month: Opportunities to Learn and Engage

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

    Black History Month offers the opportunity to educate ourselves of the history of African Americans, as well as to recognize and celebrate the achievements and successes of black Americans in the history of our country and within our communities.  Here are a few opportunities to learn and engage: Giordano Dance Chicago Performance, Feb. 9th, 7:30pm, […]

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  • Celebrate World Justice Day, February 20

    Posted on February 5, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    “With exclusion and inequality on the rise, we must step up efforts to ensure that all people, without discrimination, are able to access opportunities to improve their lives and those of others.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon With all of the political intensity going on in the U.S., it can be easy for some of us to […]

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  • Creative Imperatives: Exploring Diverse Identities, Feb. 27-March 1

    Posted on February 5, 2017 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    UW-La Crosse has organized an exciting three days of events on the theme of Identity Matters. Visit the calendar for a complete listing of engaging events that celebrate creativity, diversity, and awareness around issues of race, gender, culture, disability, and more.  All events are free and open to the public, and the Identity Matters Exhibit […]

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2017

    Posted on November 22, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    Mark your calendars for the 2017 annual MLK, Jr. Celebration at Viterbo, and consider nominating someone for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award.  Nucleus Johnson will speak on the topic, “Echoes of a King” on Jan. 16, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Viterbo’s Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Nominations are currently being accepted […]

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  • Council Honors Dr. Bethany Brent, 7 Rivers Alliance Rising Star Award Recipient

    Posted on November 22, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    The Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council was delighted to nominate Dr. Bethany Brent for the 7 Rivers Alliance Rising Star Award, and was very pleased to see Dr. Brent receive this award on November 17, and be honored by our community for her important work strengthening public education in the community in a variety […]

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  • Update: Annual Conference 2016

    Posted on November 22, 2016 by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves in Updates.

    The Council’s annual conference on November 10, “Building Bridges: Workplace and Community” conference brought 55 people together, representing a wide range of area organizations.  Participants learned about the work of the La Crosse Human Rights Commission to address discrimination and create a more welcoming and culturally aware community, and about promising practices for diversity and inclusion […]

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