Learn about marginalization and how to identify it at work

Why are some people included and other excluded from important workplace conversations and decisions? Do the opinions of some people matter more than the opinion of others? Learn about marginalization in the next Foundations of Equity course from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, at the Minneapolis Central Library.

Marginalization occurs when certain people or groups of people are pushed to the edge and considered of lesser importance. The needs and desires of the people within these groups are ignored at the expense of others. With marginalization of minority subgroups in the workplace, recruitment, retention and promotion suffers for those within the groups.

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 [email protected] for more information.

Published Mar 21, 2017



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