The Untapped Potential of Inclusion Series

Oct 06, 2022 12:00PM—May 12, 2023 1:00PM


Zoom except for the March program.

Cost Free

Event Contact Colleen Rice | Email

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October 6, 2022, Noon – 1PM on Zoom

Kickoff:  How does diversity, equity and inclusion impact small & medium sized businesses? The answer may surprise you!

November 11, 2022: Noon – 1PM on Zoom

Fostering Workplace Inclusivity – Tips for all sizes of businesses for creating an inclusive workplace.

December 2, 2022: Noon – 1PM on Zoom

Gain a basic understanding of LGBTQ+ terminology, experiences, obstacles and learn how to help your organization be more inclusive and supportive of LGBTQ+ people.

January 19, 2023: Noon – 1PM on Zoom

Committed to Inclusion – How to Include People with Disabilities:  Learn about how the MCBDD is highlighting the small ways in which people, businesses, and organizations can take steps to make everyday activities more inclusive for those with different abilities. Its goal is to show how easy it is to include people with disabilities as a part of our community each and every day.

February 24, 2023: Noon – 1PM on Zoom

“Beyond the Headlines” – What does Juneteenth Really Mean?

March 9, 2023: 7-8pm at Medina Library Conference Room A

Book Discussion – Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
  • Speaker: Discussion led by Dr. Richard Shewbridge
  • Prerequisite: Read Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People (Greenwald & Banaji, 2016).Copies will be available at Project Learn and the Medina County District Library

April 28, 2023: 9AM – 11AM on Zoom

Inclusive Leadership: Communicate and influence in a way that gets everyone heard and on board

Friday, May 12, 2023: Noon – 1PM on Zoom

Move from Being a Bystander to an Upstander:  Learn how to demonstrate sustained support for advancing diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion; raise awareness of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion; and/or serve as a catalyst for change in the areas of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. Explore ways to respond to micro aggression