JONESBORO, AR – The third-annual Northeast Arkansas Diversity Conference will be held on Friday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Centennial Hall of the Reng Student Union on the A-State campus.
St. Bernards Healthcare; the Arkansas State University Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement; and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State are collaborating to lead the event, which aims to help businesses and organizations develop and create more inclusive workplaces.
The theme of this year’s conference is, “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) as a Tool for Organizational Success,” and the event will take an in-depth look at equity and offer tools for creating spaces that promote equity, create a sense of belonging, and strategically implement inclusion throughout the organization.
The conference will begin with a keynote address by Candice Maxwell, Ed.D., distinguished education equity fellow and professor for the University of Central Arkansas College of Education. The afternoon will feature break-out sessions that will allow in-depth discussion on how to implement the principles Maxwell discussed into daily practice.
For more information, contact Casey Pearce of NYITCOM at A-State at firstname.lastname@example.org or 870-972-2656.
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