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Ask the DEI Expert: Building Diverse Pipelines & Equitable Systems

Many companies say they want to hire people from more diverse backgrounds, but the problem is most organizations have systems of inequity. We sat down with Dean Delpeache, founder of Strasity, to explore how we can go beyond trainings and do the real work.

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Diversity & Inclusion
Battery Levels & Mental Health in the Workplace

The effects of the global pandemic, civil unrest, and social isolation are clear and the research backs it: Employees are struggling and companies can and should do more. So how can we better support the mental wellness of our employees? We can start by checking in.

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Employee Experience
Teaching Kids How to Rock the Vote

Let’s do our part as citizens and parents to make sure our youth understands the power they have to affect change! If you are eager to teach your kids how to use their voice and become civically engaged, take a gander at the books and resources we’ve been reading to our little ones.

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Just for Fun
Let’s Talk About Race: 10 Tips to Help Your Conversations

In my quest to educate myself on privilege and systemic racism, Ijeoma Oluo's “So You Want to Talk About Race” blew my mind. Here are ten takeaways to help you approach conversations about race with co-workers, family, and anyone in between. 

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Diversity & Inclusion
Resources for Voting & Civic Engagement for Employees

We’re seeing an uptick in companies giving employees time off to vote and encouraging civic engagement. As communicators, we have an opportunity to not only give employees a voice in the companies in which they work but also outside the workplace as they use their votes and time to create a better world. 

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Internal Communications
Ask the DEI Expert: How HR Can Combat Structural Racism

HR pros have a lot of work to do, but we also have the chance to make real progress. We interviewed Angie Hamilton, founder of the HR Chique Group, to explore how HR can move beyond checking boxes and become change agents for equity in the workplace.

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Diversity & Inclusion