Regional Racial Equity Workshops
In Madison, Wisconsin
Public Sector Jobs — Advancing Workforce Equity
June 15, 2015; 3:00 to 5:00 pm CST
Lussier Family Heritage Center -- 3101 Lake Farm Rd.
This workshop will be led by Julie Nelson, Director of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity. Nelson will highlight key strategies for advancing racial equity for the public sector as an employer. Participants will have opportunities to strategize with colleagues about policies and practices that can help to increase workforce equity. While she was Director of the Seattle Office for Civil Rights, Nelson co-chaired the Race and Social Justice Initiative Workforce Equity Team inside government, and she also co-chaired Mayor McGinn’s Gender Equity in Pay Task Force. She brings a wealth of hands-on practical experience, as well as current research on the topic.
In Minneapolis, Minnesota
Roundtable: Best Practices In Business And Workforce Inclusion In Municipal Contracting
June 24, 2015; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota State, county, and local practitioners will discuss best, smart, and promising programs, techniques, and methodologies that are or have been successful for business and workforce inclusion.
Metropolitan Airports Commission * Minneapolis Public Schools* Minnesota Deparment of Transportation * City of Minneapolis* Hennepin County * City of St. Paul *Minnesota Department of Human Rights * Minnesota Department of Administration* Minnesota Management and Budget * Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority * University of Minnesota * The Office of Governor Mark Dayton
Co-sponsored by the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, the Metropolitan Council and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity.
For more information, please contact Faith Jackson@minneapolismn.gov.