Diversity and Inclusion Resources
*NEW ESC of Cuyahoga Valley and Akron Public Schools: Cultural Sensitivity Training
Contact: Michele Y. Ware
Professional trainers from APS offer unique insight into the lives of students and their families at these all-day workshops. They will provide a framework for exploring how conditions associated with culture; socio-economic status; trauma; and other factors affect students’ academic performance as well as their emotional well-being.
Friday, September 14, 2018 event
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 event
Akron Urban League
President and CEO: Dr. Sadie Winlock
AUL is taking the lead on offering programs that support inclusive leadership. For upcoming programs, visit: http://akronurbanleague.org/events/continue-the-conversation.
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and the Racial Equity Institute
Growing Racial Equity in Northeast Ohio: Continued Awareness & Action
City of Akron Diversity and Inclusion
Human Resources Director: Donald Rice
Diversity Center of NE Ohio
President and CEO: Peggy Zone Fisher
Harvard Implicit Bias Study
Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the internet. Follow the link below to take the implicit bias test.
Heather provides training and development around cultural competency and unconscious bias.
President: Judi Hill
University of Akron Rethinking Race Committee
ARI-AHEC Center Director: Greta Lax
Shift Akron Panel Moderators:
Director, Community Relations & Diversity
Operations Manager, Hematology/Oncology
Akron Children’s Hospital