Diversity In The Workplace

Educated Conversations about Cultural Competence in the Workplace

In today’s increasingly diverse workplaces, possessing cultural awareness is an asset for effective communication and collaboration across various identities and cultural backgrounds. Engaging in respectful and educated conversations about cultural differences within organizations helps to foster understanding and appreciation for diversity. Cultural awareness refers to the understanding and appreciation of the differences in values, beliefs, […]

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Ideas to Celebrate AAPI Month in the Workplace

The month of May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to honour the rich cultural contributions, histories, and experiences of the AAPI community. For workplaces committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), AAPI Heritage Month presents an opportunity to celebrate, educate, and raise awareness on the experiences and challenges

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Supporting AAPI Perspectives in the Workplace

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has a long history of encountering racism and anti-Asian hate crimes in Canada and the United States that persist today. Recent events during the COVID-19 pandemic serve as a reminder of the  xenophobic sentiments and violence directed towards this community. Between 2019 to 2020, the Vancouver Police

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Celebrating Black Excellence: Honouring the Contributions of Dr. Mark Dean and Jean Augustine During Black History Month

As we observe Black History Month, let us ignite our reflections with the stories of two remarkable leaders: Dr. Mark Dean and Jean Augustine. Their journeys remind us that history is made by those who dare to transform their dreams into reality against the odds, inspiring future generations to always reach towards all possibilities.

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Defining Intersectionality and its Impact on Diversity Initiatives

In today’s diverse workplaces, understanding intersectionality is essential for fostering inclusivity and equity. By recognizing how an individual’s intersecting attributes shape their experiences and perspectives, organizations can strive towards creating environments that embrace and empower every employee.

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