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From Informing to Empowering: Digital Public Participation – P2 – Tools

September 3, 2020 – 7:51 am | Comments Off on From Informing to Empowering: Digital Public Participation – P2 – Tools321 views

The shift to digital engagement is not new. Online public engagement platforms have been utilized for decades to keep stakeholders informed and engage and empower citizens. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of digital tools …

Building diverse & inclusive teams: The remote workforce of 2020

September 2, 2020 – 2:36 pm | Comments Off on Building diverse & inclusive teams: The remote workforce of 2020101 views
Building diverse & inclusive teams: The remote workforce of 2020

The pandemic has opened the doors to huge uncertainty and has each of us feeling utterly stumped about the future. While there are some of us still stuck at home, in a state of denial, …

Public Engagement in the Time of COVID-19

September 1, 2020 – 2:22 pm | Comments Off on Public Engagement in the Time of COVID-1974 views

The last few weeks have truly been an exercise in holding space for concurrent dualities, as we have borne witness to both great suffering and unflinching compassion, intense individualism and collective sacrifice, and profound anxiety …

16 Steps To Incorporate Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Into Daily Operations

August 25, 2020 – 2:31 pm | Comments Off on 16 Steps To Incorporate Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Into Daily Operations125 views
16 Steps To Incorporate Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Into Daily Operations

For a company to reach its full potential, it needs to have as many different voices in the room as possible. Diversity, equality and inclusion initiatives (DEI) are an important part of achieving this goal, …

How to fight against unconscious biases in the workplace

July 30, 2020 – 12:42 pm | Comments Off on How to fight against unconscious biases in the workplace241 views
How to fight against unconscious biases in the workplace

Diversity and inclusion are two important goals for many companies, but employers’ efforts toward it can be undermined by bias — conscious and unconscious — in the workplace.
Workplace bias takes many forms, such as microaggressions, …