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Sanofi’s Chandni Patel and Sodexo’s Jonathan Preciado Discuss How to Drive Business and Organizational Impact Through ERGs

Employee resource groups (ERGs) can be beneficial to businesses beyond improving employee morale and establishing a sense of community. Sodexo (DiversityInc Hall of Famer as No. 1 in 2013 and No. 8 on the 2019 Top Companies for Employee Resource Groups specialty list) director of market research Jonathan Preciado and…

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Making a Difference and Influence through Diverse Abilities at TIAA

This October, TIAA employees celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month by giving back to the community and candidly sharing the triumphs and challenges of living with disabilities and helping those with disabilities. TIAA’s Diverse Abilities Business Resource Group (BRG), formed for associates with disabilities and caregivers of those with disabilities, held…

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Biden Puts Foot in Mouth Again With ‘Keep Punching’ Comment During Domestic Violence Segment of Democratic Debate

Joe Biden just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth. Whether it was accidental or on purpose, the former vice president’s attempt at using a pun to condemn domestic violence against women took an ugly turn during Wednesday night’s fifth Democratic presidential debate. Related Story: Joe Biden…

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Gun Violence Victims Face Increased Risk of Unemployment, PTSD, Substance Abuse: Study

A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that young people who had experienced gun violence had increased risks of post-traumatic stress disorder, unemployment and substance abuse. The study, published in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA Surgery, looked at 183 young adult patients with a median age…

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ERG Forum: ERG Festival Participants Feel ‘Inspired,’ ‘Informed’ After Final Session

In the final session of DiversityInc’s 2019 ERG Festival on Nov. 12 at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, Lissiah Hundley, head of strategic partnerships and client fulfillment, led the ERG Forum, where participants had an opportunity to engage in a dialogue. Inspired. Informed. Invigorated. Engaged. Challenged. Supported. Hopeful. Those…

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Accenture’s Cline, Hershey’s Slater, TD Bank’s Mobley Discuss Growing and Effectively Leveraging Your Diverse Abilities ERG at ERG Festival

“Disabilities do not discriminate.” That was one of the messages Sarah Cline, training manager and U.S. Disability ERG lead for Accenture (No. 7 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list and No. 3 on the Top Companies for People with Disabilities specialty list), had at DiversityInc’s ERG Festival…

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Georgia Police Arrest White Teenager Before She Could Carry out Planned Attack on Black Churchgoers

A white female teenager has been arrested in Gainesville, Ga., after her high school peers told administrators on Friday about her notebook filled with plans to kill Black churchgoers at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to police. The 16-year-old girl was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder…