June Member Meeting: Diversity and the Impact of Cultural Norms in the Community & Workplace

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June Member Meeting: Diversity and the Impact of Cultural Norms in the Community & Workplace

June 8, 2021 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am CDT

Title of Presentation

Diversity and the Impact of Cultural Norms in the Community & Workplace

Summary of Presentation

In this lively presentation, Anthony will discuss changing demographics in the U.S. and the value of embracing equity, diversity, inclusion, and engagement as part of the fabric of our workplaces and communities in which we live.  He will reinforce how a willingness to understand and respect cultural norms will help eliminate bias and expand our knowledge of other humans, which will lead to better relationships, and better outcomes both personally and professionally.

Learning Objectives

Participants should gain an increased awareness and understanding of:

  • The demographic shifts in the U.S.
  • What cultural awareness means and how it manifests itself in everyday behaviors
  • Provide some walk-away tips for how to improve awareness of cultural norms and other

Anthony Arrington is our June member meeting presenter. A University of Iowa graduate with a BA in Communications Studies, Anthony was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  He has held leadership, training, or consulting roles in multiple organizations throughout his career. He has a decade of combined recruiting experience leading call centers recruiting on college campuses, managing boutique staffing firms, and recruiting for large organizations.  As an advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and engagement, Anthony has worked with organizations to motivate a change in culture through crucial conversations and learning. He helps leaders transform their thinking, understand the value of EDI&E, and embrace their role as intentional drivers of this mindset throughout the fabric of their organization. He is a sought-after presenter, and co-host of “Diversity Straight Up”, a podcast that premiered in 2019. He enjoys collaborating on initiatives that advance EDI&E for under-served populations.

Please contact EyeonEIHRA@gmail.com if you’d like to sponsor this month’s meeting.

Details

Date:
June 8, 2021
Time:
7:45 am - 9:00 am CDT
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Venue

Virtual Meeting
Online
Cedar Rapids,
Website:
EIHRA.org/events

Organizer

EIHRA
Email:
eyeoneihra@gmail.com
Website:
www.eihra.org