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National Hispanic Heritage Month is just around the corner, and the Equity At Work team has compiled several great resources to help you celebrate the cultures and contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans whose countries of origin include Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

  • “!Presente! A Latino History of the United

With the launch of ChatGPT and the Supreme Court’s decision to end affirmative action in colleges and universities, there has been a lot of speculation, and a fair amount of misinformation, about how all this impacts the workplace.The EEOC – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – is the federal entity that enforces Title VII, which are the laws that make it

While the Supreme Court’s ruling to end affirmative action is focused on admissions at colleges and universities, it has a direct and critical impact on the workplace.As a result of this ruling, many colleges and universities will become less racially diverse beginning with next year’s admissions. This will not be universal, but it will be a significant change from


Today’s workforce is multi-generational; it includes members of the Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials, and Gen Zers. While a workplace that includes colleagues from many different age groups offers a great learning opportunity, it can also pose challenges to creating an inclusive culture, as each generation brings its own unique experiences, perspectives, communication and work styles

Diversity, equity and inclusion play a huge role in shaping the overall culture of a company and the employee experience.Organizations across all industries of all sizes can reap the benefits of DEI, and more and more companies recognize the need to amplify DEI not only for business results but also to build a healthier, fairer and more welcoming culture

There is immense pressure on organizations to not only articulate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, but also to demonstrate that commitment through specific actions.In many organizations, the first action they take is to implement DEI trainings.  These trainings range from how to spot unconscious bias to how improve employee engagement. DEI trainings are a great opportunity to address real problems

Time and again, when I have discussions about DEI the “D” component goes to race or gender, often as separate elements.

Sexual orientation might be the third piece, but it is usually a bit behind the first two.  Race, gender and sexual orientation are absolutely important diversity demographics, but they are by no means the only ones.  And none

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott was the latest politician to lash out against DEI, stating “diversity, equity and inclusion policies used to screen or vet job candidates are illegal and state agency heads have a ‘duty’ to follow the law.” The outcry in response has been significant, with numerous labor and civil rights attorneys stating that the Governor is mischaracterizing

The 5 “Why?”s and DEIMany companies that struggle with DEI-related issues are quick to jump to recruiting to solve the issue.  However, the root cause of your issues may be related to employees not feeling they belong, or have opportunities for advancement.Recruiting will not solve this problem, and you will very likely increase your turnover if you launch