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Dr. Marcus Lewis

Developing an Inclusive Organizational Culture Within Your Workplace

July 30, 2019

Please join us for our third event of the year! This Lunch and Learn session presented by Dr. Marcus Lewis will help business, industry, government, and non-profits promote inclusive excellence in their workplaces.

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Creating a Culture of Inclusion in the Workplace Event

Happy Summer from The Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council

July 2, 2019

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 […]

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Letter from Kelley Waddell, Executive Director, YWCA La Crosse

May 8, 2019

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 […]

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GLADC Lunch and Learn: “Creating a Culture of Inclusion in the Workplace”

February 27, 2019

Join us for a lunchtime hour of learning with Patricia Markos, Professional Studies Director-UWL, and Shaundel Spivey, Connections Manager-WTC. Hiring and maintaining a diverse workforce that will positively impact performance, team dynamics, and services provided to customers. What’s key to foster a culture of inclusion in your organization.

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Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council elects new President

February 18, 2019

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

February 4, 2019

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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Joanne Bland

Joanne Bland Presentation

January 30, 2019

Joanne Bland, participant in the “Bloody Sunday” and Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965 and co-founder/ former Director of the National Voting Rights Museum will be speaking on campus next Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 6pm in 1400 Centennial.

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shaundel spivey

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Holiday Celebration

December 18, 2018

What does it mean to be an American? During the January 21, 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Holiday Celebration, Civil Rights Activist David Dennis will ask us to reflect upon how we can still become an untied whole out of our great 21st century diversity.

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White Privilege Conference

December 10, 2018

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

October 15, 2018

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 […]

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Multi­cultural Resource Guide

This guide lists established and emerging resources that reflect and celebrate cultural diversity in our area.

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