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2020 Civic Engagement: Make Your Impact Through Census and Elections
The many challenges of 2020 have reminded us that our actions and choices are inextricably linked to the wellbeing of our communities. Nowhere is this more evident than in civic engagement. Just as every individual’s choices impact the wellness of the community, every individual’s voice impacts the outcomes of elections, the census, and referendums. We ...
7 Steps Toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
A diverse workplace not only recognizes and fights against the pervasive systemic racism underlying discrepancies in everything from hiring decisions to wage gaps; it also has been proven to help organizations succeed. According to a 2017 Boston Consulting Group study, diverse management teams lead to a 19% higher innovation revenue than average. The Harvard Business ...
“This is a Time of Relationships”: Strengthening Community in Uncertain Times
Swearer Center staff, pictured above, celebrate partners, students, staff, and community In this time, it is crucial to be socially close, even while we are physically distant! Now, more than ever, community engagement requires us to reevaluate existing relationships and double down on cultivating them further. Your program, no matter where or how you work ...