EVENTS 2021-2022

CODE 101 will provide an overview of The Chamber’s newest program – Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity (CODE). CODE aims to provide organizations with impactful strategies, guidance, and connections to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in your workplace. Learn more about the program, and how we can support you on your DEI journey!

Tuesdays, 10:00AM – 11:00AM | Virtual sessions hosted once a month

UPCOMING SESSIONS:

November 16 – Register Here
December 14 – Register Here


1. Supporting Job Seekers and Employees with Learning and Intellectual Disabilities:

Thursday, November 25 | 8:00AM-10:00AM | Virtual

This workshop offers critical guidance to employers on accommodations and inclusion, particularly for employees and job seekers with learning and/or intellectual disabilities. The event will also connect employers with local non-profit organizations that serve people with disabilities who can provide employers with evidence-based guidance and best practices on hiring and retaining people with disabilities.

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2. Black History Month: Taking Action Towards Anti-Racism

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 | 8:00AM-10:00AM | Virtual

February is Black History Month and this insightful workshop with talk about how anti-Black racism shows up in our workplaces and how we can move from comfort to courage to transform our workplaces to be more equitable.

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3. Gender-Inclusive Language

Monday, March 7, 2022 | 1:30PM-3:30PM | Virtual

This workshop will focus on how to communicate inclusively with practical tools and strategies. The event will cover why gender-inclusive language matters, current terminology and how to use it, identify language-based microaggression and the importance of gender-inclusive language in creating a safe and respectful workplace.

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4. Cultural Competency in the Workplace

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 1:30PM-3:30PM | Virtual

In a culturally competent workplace, employees are recognize and welcome cultural differences. While recognizing that cultural competency is an ongoing journey, this workshop provides tangible strategies that workplaces can adopt to get started on creating a culturally competent workplace. Learn how to understand different cultures, deepen community relationships and enhance employee engagement.

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Thursday, May 26 | 8:00AM – 4:00PM | In-Person Event

This conference will provide an introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace. Through facilitated workshops, we explore the benefits of having an inclusive, equitable and diverse workplace. We will also discuss how we can be proactive within our organizations to remove systemic barriers that equity deserving groups face in accessing opportunities and resources.

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Thursday, June 23 | 1:30PM – 3:30PM | In-Person Event

The Feedback Forum will lead facilitated conversations among organizational leaders who are implementing DEI strategies in the workplace. This peer learning platform aims to connect leaders, facilitate an exchange of ideas, and encourage candid conversations.

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