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Celebrate World Justice Day, February 20

February 5, 2017

“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 […]

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

February 5, 2017

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 […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2017

November 22, 2016

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 […]

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

November 22, 2016

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 […]

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Update: Annual Conference 2016

November 22, 2016

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 […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Opportunities for Learning

September 23, 2016

September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.  It’s a good time to learn more about the Hispanic population in our area and our country, and to learn from events organized by UW-L and Viterbo. Did you know that the […]

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Immigrants and Immigration in Our Area: Creating Awareness and Advancing Community Conversations

September 23, 2016

The Diversity Council is proud to be part of a the vibrant range of conversations and initiatives in the La Crosse area aimed at creating a more welcoming environment for immigrants, who come to the La Crosse area from around […]

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“Building Bridges:  Workplace and Community”

August 29, 2016

How can we make the La Crosse Area a great place to work and live for people of all backgrounds and identities? Join us at our annual conference as we hear about promising practices on diversity, inclusion and equity from […]

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Immigrants, Immigration and the Workplace

August 1, 2016

Registration is now open! Come learn from Katie Rubin, Board of Immigration Appeals Immigration Case Manager, about the U.S. the immigration system and common myths concerning immigration.  Ms. Rubin’s overview will include local immigration issues, cultural sensitivity and community collaboration, […]

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Juneteenth Celebration in La Crosse on June 19

June 8, 2016

Join the community celebration of Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States on June 19. The event has been organized by Cecil Adams and the African-American Mutual Assistance Network, and is the second annual Juneteenth in La […]

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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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