Diversity includes all human differences. Valuing diverse people strengthens our workplaces, organizations, governments and communities, and enriches our personal lives.

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The Inclusion Network (IN) is a group of dedicated, passionate people with a common goal: to make Central Minnesota an inclusive and welcoming place for people of all backgrounds to live and work. Our goal is to strengthen the region through an appreciation and understanding of diversity and cultural differences.

Senior College Winter 2019 Program
January 3-17, 2019

Press Release: Indivisible West-Central MN 1/14/19 (for immediate release)

The 2017 Women’s March inspired hundreds of women to run, millions more to vote, and dozens to win elected office. The 2019 Women’s March marks two years of standing up for issues important to women and families, two years of training new activists, and two years of building power. On January 19, 2019, we’re going to flood the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities across the globe. The #WomensWave is coming, and we’re sweeping the world forward with us.

Minnesota, it's time to march again! We're bringing a #WomensWave to west-central Minnesota on January 19th 2019. Join us!

Minnesota marches include St. Paul, St. Cloud, Alexandria, Bemidji, Barnum, and Thief River Falls, in Minnesota. Locally the past two year we’ve marched in Morris, MN, this year it will be in Alexandria, sponsored by the West-Central MN Indivisible Group of Douglas County.

Go to www.womansmarch.com to sign up or learn more about the group or the marches. To learn more about the march in Alexandria, visit the Facebook Event page, search for “woman’s march Alexandria.

What: 2019 Woman’s March, Alexandria, MN
Where: Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St, Alexandria
When: Staging beginning at 1:00pm, in entry area of library lobby, will start soon after (dress warm), or wait in Meeting Room for Rally following march (bring own signs or use ours)
Parking: South, Upper Lot of Library (corner of 9th & Fillmore)
Length: Short 6-block route (or meet us at Broadway & 10th)
Rally: Following march in large meeting room of the Library, speakers, music, and coffee
Sign Up: Online at www.womensmarch.com (or just show up)

Fighting Racism

To kick off the launch of Racial Equity Minnesota on Wednesday, Pillsbury House Theatre’s Breaking Ice Company performed at Alexandria Technical and Community College and pointedly shared the impact of diversity inclusion, equity advocacy and the power of words. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press) Fighting racism By Amy Chaffins on Nov 8, 2013 at 9:48am Although their number was small, about…

Racial Equity Minnesota celebrates launch of new statewide network

ECHO PRESS – October 2, 2013 Racial Equity Minnesota celebrates launch of new statewide network A new statewide network to address racial equity in the workplace and educational and community settings will celebrate its formal launch in Alexandria on Wednesday, November 6 from 12:15 to 4 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College. Racial Equity…

Taking The Bully By The Horns

By: Crystal Dey, Alexandria Echo Press Pivotal community members were invited to an anti-bullying brainstorming session at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) on Wednesday morning. The Inclusion Network (IN) hosted the powwow in effort to collectively create programming that will be used in central Minnesota communities to educate residents on how to prevent bullying and how to…

Grants boost Diversity:
from the Echo Press

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Mission and Vision

The Inclusion Network is an affiliation of organizations and individuals that provides access to learning opportunities, dialogues, and experiences which support actions towards equality and justice to strengthen our communities.

Programs and Events

Join the Inclusion Network for special events including Monthly Meetings, Conversations and Films about Diversity, Community Culture Events, and more. We look forward to seeing you. Check out the Event Calendar to learn more.

Training and Consulting

Inclusion Network offers training and consulting topics including: Diversity and Inclusion, Anti-racism, Unconscious Bias and more. Meet our trainers and contact us for more information and scheduling.