Explore workplace diversity and its impact

The racial demographic in Minnesota has changed tremendously over the years. The state has seen a significant increase in Latino and African immigrants and an overall increase in the number of people of color. As the population of people of color continues to increase and the percentage of the white population continues to decrease, many white people have silently wondered how increased racial diversity will affect their jobs. Will white people be pushed out of their jobs to accommodate the tremendous increase of people of color? Is diversity and inclusion for everyone or just people of color?

Learn more about this topic in the next Foundations of Equity course from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the Minneapolis Central Library.

Attend in person or remotely

Register in COMET to attend “Exploring Workplace Diversity and Its Impact” in person or online:

  1. Visit COMET.
  2. Click “Learning and Development.”
  3. Click “Find Learning.”
  4. Click “Career Development and Personal Effectiveness.”
  5. Click “Equity and Inclusion.”
  6. Scroll through the list of offerings to find the class.
  7. Choose the online version or the in-person version.

Get the most out of the online class

The City Coordinator’s Office of Equity and Inclusion created a short video offering tips and tricks to help you have the best experience with online Foundations of Equity classes. The video is less than two minutes long. Watch the video by clicking "Virtual Participant Tutorial" on the Foundations of Equity page.

More about the Foundations of Equity

The Foundations of Equity certificate program consists of five classes to foster workplace equity and inclusion. The City Coordinator’s Office of Equity and Inclusion hosts the learning and development opportunity to give employees the tools and strategies to help City workplaces value, respect and leverage diversity more.

Email Laurice.Reed@minneapolismn.gov for more information.

Published Feb 23, 2017

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