Archive – 2018


2018 Events

  • Desperado Film Festival – Film Screening / Discussion
    Friday, February 9th 2018
    Paradise Valley Community College
    The exclusive screening of “En Algun Lugar” A Place to be- An Immigration story.

    Defamation the Stage Play – An Interactive Diversity Play
    Tuesday, February 13th 2018
    Phoenix College

    Women’s History / Empowerment Month
    Wednesday, March 21st 2018
    Chandler / Gilbert Community College (CGCC)

    Freeland: From Massacres to Mascots
    Thursday, April 5, 2018
    Scottsdale Community College

  • Interfaith Discussion – Religion in the Workplace
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    SODEXO

    Why Is This Happening? Macro Aggressions in Everyday Life.
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Gateway Community College

    Deconstructing Dominant Social Norms
    Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Cox Communications

    17th Annual DLA Conference-Dispelling Myths of Race, Class, Gender and Privilege
    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    Sheraton Hotel – Downtown Phoenix

2018 Diversity Conference Archive

Dispelling Myths of Race, Class, Gender & Privilege

Dispelling Myths of Race, Class, Gender & Privilege

2018 Agenda

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Sheraton, Downtown Phoenix

  • 7:00am – 7:50am Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
  • 8:00am – 8:50am Opening Ceremony, Welcome, Logistics, Youth Speaker
  • 8:50am – 9:00am Break (Transition to Workshops)
  • 9:00am – 10:15am Workshops Session #1 (3 workshops)
  • 10:30am – 11:45am Workshops Session #2 (3 workshops)
  • 11:45am – 12:00pm Break (Transition to luncheon)
  • 12:00pm – 1:15pm Conference Luncheon and Diversity Awards
  • 1:15pm – 1:30pm (Transition to Workshops)
  • 1:30pm – 2:45pm Workshops Session #3

2018 Speakers

Hanadi Chehabeddine

Can I Be Your Muslim Friend?

Hanadi Chehabeddine
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Regina Huber

Uniquely You

Regina Huber
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Audrey Lloyd

ENOUGH! Moving Beyond Bias to Build Connection and Strength

Audrey Lloyd
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2018 Conference Partnerships

Champion Partner $20,000

Hire Story USAA


Partner $10,000

APS Maricopa Community Colleges Mayo Clinic Medtronic Mountain Park Health Center SRP


Advocate Partner $5,000

CHUBB Cox AAA Car Insurance University of Arizona University of Phoenix


Supporter Partner $3,000

Ability 360 Phoenix Sky Harbor Vanguard Edward Jones City of Peoria City of Glendale City of Phoenix Water Services Department


Friends of DLA $1,000

Arizona SHRM
Community Celebrating Diversity
Girl Scouts
Go Daddy
Harvest
LIV Communities
Nationwide Insurance
OH Partners
Perkins Coie


2018 Award Nominees

Congratulations to all of the nominees and the amazing organizations they represent.

  • AALIYAH MOORE (youth)
    A NEW LEAF
    ABRIL MORALES (youth)
    ANGELA HUGHEY
    ARIZONA COMPLETE HEALTH CARE
    ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
    CHERISH MCCOMBS
    CHEYENNE ROSS
    CHIP CARDENAS
    CITY OF PHOENIX – EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT
    COCONINO COUNTY
    DON LOGAN
    DR. NEAL LESTER
    GINA READ
    GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF ARIZONA
  • HEATHER MATTISON
    JACQUE STARKS
    JEZREEL RAMIREZ
    MELISSA MEL
    NEW PATHWAYS FOR YOUTH
    ONE COMMUNITY
    ONENTEN
    PEORIA LIBRARY
    SALT RIVER PROJECT
    SARAH BENATAR
    TINA BROWN
    TINA S. DREWS
    TONYA STUEMPFL
    VANGUARD
    YASER ALI