Tag: Diversity And Inclusion

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: June 3

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. This week’s update covers…

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson in Conversation With Target CEO Brian Cornell on Why DEI Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Target (No. 29 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021) seems to have hit the bullseye. The retail giant recently released its 2020 Workforce Diversity Report, sharing and breaking down disaggregated racial and gender data across all levels of the organization. To expand on the report’s…

President-Trump

Trump Bans Diversity Training in Federal Agencies

In a Sept. 4 memo to the Office of Management and Budget, director Russell Vought said President Trump believes diversity and inclusion and anti-racism trainings are “divisive [and] anti-American propaganda.” The document, which comes at a time when corporations are putting out statements condemning racism and vowing to improve diversity…

Pete

‘Mayor Pete’ Seeks Diverse Presidential Campaign Staff

Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Ind., a well-educated millennial and Afghanistan veteran who’s gay, is running for president. He wants to make diversity and inclusion a priority. Last week Buttigieg, known as “Mayor Pete,” penned a letter to the Muslim community he presides over in response to the…

Archived: CA School District to Require Ethnic-Studies Course

By Albert Lin A school district in Greater Los Angeles has adopted a measure that will require students to pass an ethnic-studies course in order to graduate. El Rancho Unified School District officials believe that such coursework will help bridge differences between students and teach them more about their heritage…