2021 Uncomfortable Conversation Dialogue #8

TRANSGENDER INCLUSION “Helping Transgender employees feel a true sense of belonging in the workplace” WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Despite growing public knowledge and awareness of Transgender individuals, many still face stigma, hostility, and discrimination in the workplace. Some employers are not equipped with the supportive Culture or policies designed to protect and support their Trans employees, leading to issues with retention and …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations – Dialogue #7

WIRED DIFFERENTLY “Embracing Neurodiversity in the Workplace” WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The world as we know it has changed and now more than ever, includes many individuals that are unique and wired differently. Neurodiverse individuals in the workforce think, learn and process information differently and are a vital and valuable, contribution to any team’s overall success. They contribute to building a more …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations – Dialogue #6

  FOOD APARTHEID “How Hunger and Food Insecurity Affects us ALL” WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Did you know that in the City of Phoenix, 42.5% of people live in a food desert? This means that nearly half of all the people living in Phoenix in these 43 food desert areas do not have access to healthy food due to lack of healthy …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations – Dialogue #5

  MENTAL HEALTH and our evolving workplace norms “Facing the complex emotions associated with resuming in-person work”   WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION After over a year of working remotely, many employees have mixed emotions about resuming in-person work and returning to the office, including excitement, anxiety, fear, and uncertainty, to name a few. Concerns about exposure to the COVID-19 virus, reduction in flexibility, …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations…SPECIAL EDITION

Standing strong and united in solidarity with our Asian American and Pacific Island (AAPI) brothers and sisters, DLA presents a special edition, “Uncomfortable conversations that ignite change, We are not Silent: Stories and Support for the AAPI community.” Racially motivated hate crimes and harassment have been systemic in America for people of color and other vulnerable populations for hundreds of years. …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations…the Dialogue Continues #4

In 2021, DLA continues its impactful dialogue series “UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS THAT IGNITE CHANGE”.  This year, we dig even deeper to unearth some deep-rooted systems of inequity and oppression in Education, Healthcare, Food Systems and Technology. The  2021 dialogues will be all about listening and learning and were created because we want these conversations to mean something. Our desire is for …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations…the Dialogue Continues #3

In 2021, DLA continues its impactful dialogue series “UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS THAT IGNITE CHANGE”.  This year, we dig even deeper to unearth some deep-rooted systems of inequity and oppression in Education, Healthcare, Food Systems and Technology. The  2021 dialogues will be all about listening and learning and were created because we want these conversations to mean something. Our desire is for …

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2021 Uncomfortable Conversations…the Dialogue Continues #2

In 2021, DLA continues its impactful dialogue series “UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS THAT IGNITE CHANGE”.  This year, we dig even deeper to unearth some deep-rooted systems of inequity and oppression in Education, Healthcare, Food Systems and Technology. The  2021 dialogues will be all about listening and learning and were created because we want these conversations to mean something. Our desire is for …

2021 Uncomfortable Conversations…the Dialogue Continues #1

In 2021, DLA continues its impactful dialogue series “UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS THAT IGNITE CHANGE”.  This year, we dig even deeper to unearth some deep rooted systems of inequity and oppression in Education, Healthcare, Food Systems and Technology. The  2021 dialogues will be all about listening and learning and were created because we want these conversations to mean something. Our desire is …