To be a trans ally is powerful and necessary—especially in the wake of the above-mentioned stories of violence—but not a role without its own challenges and journeys. Here are a few ways to get started in your efforts to become more actively inclusive of people who are transgender.
Sometimes common ground and shared identity and experience are so powerful and distinct, as is the case with each of the four generations in the workplace today, that we need to proactively monitor and build inclusion around this rich diversity. This is the next challenge ahead for many of us in the diversity world: diversity is nothing, or worse, without a strong culture of inclusion.
The touchstone for successful gender ally development is this: a man is an ally when a woman says he is.Allies listen, co-create opportunity, and build a personal brand for accountability and trust. For us men, we aren’t allies to women because we aspire to be, or because we say we are. We’re allies only when specific women are willing to say to us and others: “Here’s an example of how you are collaborating with me, supporting me, making and keeping promises,...
While stay interviews can help build trust between a manager and an employee, they can also function as a recognition tool, and are most commonly used to develop structured actions, known as stay plans, that can be put into place to help engage and retain an employee.
National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every September 15-October 15. The timing of this heritage celebration coincides with the multitude of Independence Day celebrations occurring in Latin-American countries that fall during that time. Dating back to its origination in 1968, the heritage week, which expanded into a month in 1988, has been designated as a celebratory occasion to highlight the achievements and impact of Hispanic Americans.
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Ways to boost your support of employees with disabilities.
In order to support numerous functions companywide and aid the organization in revenue generation, the diversity and inclusion office must first have a budget large enough to allow it to perform its functions fully and at top quality.