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There are many benefits to investing in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the workplace. Some of these benefits include:Increased profitability: DEI initiatives can help expand talent acquisition and hiring campaigns to bring in diverse candidates, implement inclusivity training, and purchase the resources necessary for employees to succeed. This can lead to increased profitability for the organization.Better recruitment and retention: DEI initiatives can help attract and retain top talent by creating a more inclusive and welcoming workplace.Improved productivity: When employees feel valued and respected, they are more likely to be engaged and motivated, leading to increased productivity.Better workplace relationships: DEI initiatives can help foster better relationships among employees by promoting understanding and respect for diversity.Stronger sense of community: DEI initiatives can help create a stronger sense of community within the organization by promoting inclusivity and a shared sense of purpose. “West Central Minnesota Communities Action staff have been participating in the Inclusive Networks Lunch and Learn Training Series and would highly recommend it to other organizations that want to include more Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in their work and within their agencies. The two Scotts are very knowledgeable and are absolutely excellent in presenting the materials, staff engagement and their true passions shine through for the work they do. We are very lucky to have such wonderful training opportunities right here in our community." - Heather Molesworth, Director of Family and Community Services and Operations for West Central Communities Action ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for celebrating Black History Month with us! Check out these amazing book recs written by African American authors from Emily! 📖 TAKE MY HAND is inspired by true events that rocked the nation, a searing and compassionate new novel about a Black nurse in post-segregation Alabama who blows the whistle on a terrible injustice done to her patients, from the New York Times bestselling author of Wench, Dolen Perkins-Valdez!📖 HOMEGOING starts in Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into slavery. follows the parallel paths of these sisters and their descendants through eight generations: from the Gold Coast to the plantations of Mississippi, from the American Civil War to Jazz Age Harlem. Yaa Gyasi’s extraordinary novel illuminates slavery’s troubled legacy both for those who were taken and those who stayed—and shows how the memory of captivity has been inscribed on the soul of our nation.#blackhistorymonth #CherryStreetBooks #exploremn #minnesota #Reading #BookChat #BookLovers #books #bookstore #Bookshelves #Bookshelf #BookPhotography #BookWorld #Bookworm #Fiction #Nonfiction #GreatReads#IndependentBookstore #indiebookstore #IndiesFirst #ReadEverywhere #Shoplndie #ShopLocal #WhatToRead #alexandriamn ... See MoreSee Less
The Inclusion Network has launched a new website with more details about what we've been up to and how to connect with us.Check it out and let us know what you think. ... See MoreSee Less
Inclusion Network - Breaking Barriers. Honoring Differences.The Inclusion Network is dedicated to making West Central Minnesota a great place for everyone to work and live.