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La Crosse Human Rights Commission to Hold Listening Session on Latino Concerns

June 8, 2016

On June 16th, the City of La Crosse Human Rights Commission will hold a community listening session focusing on barriers and discrimination faced by Latinos in the La Crosse community. The event will be held at the Greater River Vineyard […]

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Religious Diversity in the Workplace: Continuing the Conversation

June 8, 2016

  We had a good turnout, and great conversation, on the topic of religious diversity in the workplace for our May Lunch and Learn. In addition to the legal issues around accommodating and avoiding discrimination on the basis of religious […]

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Informal Lunch and Learn Opportunities This Summer

June 1, 2016

Are you an advocate for diversity and inclusion in your workplace?  Join the Diversity Council for one of two small, informal lunches, July 14 or August 11, to exchange ideas about best practices and connect with others who share your […]

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Inclusive Workplaces for People with Disabilities: Continuing the Conversation

April 19, 2016

We hope that our March Lunch & Learn presentation by Chris Finn, “Creating a Culture of Achievement and Empowerment,” helped launch new conversations in your workplace about building on the strengths of people with disabilities in our workplaces. To continue […]

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A Good Time To Reflect on Your Recruitment and Retention Practices

April 14, 2016

The La Crosse Area employers are facing some interesting circumstances.  We are competing for talent with larger cities at a moment when unemployment is low, and many baby boomers will be retiring in the next several years.  The need–and opportunity–to […]

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Religious Diversity in the Workplace

April 1, 2016

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Where: La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce Lyle & Norma Anderson Education Center Room 601 7th St N La Crosse, WI 54601 Time: 11:30am – 1pm Many people in the Greater La Crosse Area practice […]

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Lunch and Learn: Creating a Culture of Empowerment and Achievement in the Workplace

February 2, 2016

On March 9, UW-La Crosse graduate Chris Finn will deliver the Council’s first Lunch and Learn presentation of 2016.  Driven to achieve his childhood dreams while living with quadriplegia, Chris Finn is a three-time World Champion as the former head […]

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February is Black History Month: How Will You Celebrate? How Will You Advocate?

February 2, 2016

Black History Month promises to start more conversations than usual this year. The Black Lives Matter movement is making national headlines, overt racism is on the rise throughout the country in the form of hate incidents against people of color […]

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Creating a Culture of Empowerment and Achievement in the Workplace

February 1, 2016

When: Wednesday, March 7 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Where: La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce Lyle & Norma Anderson Education Center Room 601 7th St N La Crosse, WI 54601 UW-La Crosse graduate Chris Finn will deliver the Counciol’s first lunch and […]

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Council Welcomes New Intern and Community Volunteer

January 28, 2016

We are delighted to enrich the work of the Diversity Council with the work and ideas of two young people who have a passion for diversity and inclusion, our first intern, Morgan Kolinski, and Kassie Dorman, who reached out, after […]

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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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