• 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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  • Second Annual Social Justice Week, April 3-7

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

    Story by Sonia Garcia– The Institute for Social Justice at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is hosting the second annual Social Justice Week. “More than One Struggle: Intersections and Activism” will run from April 3-7. All events throughout this week are free, and open to the public. The University of Wisconsin – La […]

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  • Being a Female Hmong Professional

    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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  • 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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