August 2020: Upcoming Events

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We know employee engagement drives so many important business success factors. Join B:CIVIC members from CenturyLink, DISH and RK for a virtual panel moderated by Monica Williams, Executive Producer of The Equity Project LLC on new ways to engage employees, the importance of bringing HR and CSR teams together and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. In addition to the panel, the event will feature virtual networking and a small business story and cocktail class from Little Pub Company.

  • CECP Webinar: Focus on Strategy- Disaster Preparedness
    Aug. 11, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT

This webinar will focus the latest trends in how companies are incorporating disaster relief efforts and disaster response strategies when natural or man-made disasters hit the communities in which stakeholders-- employees, grantees, customers-- work and live.

Guest presenter Jacob MacIsaac will join Chris Jarvis to discuss their new podcast: A Restorative Approach to Building a Culture of Belonging. This Listen Up! episode will focus on the most difficult aspects of diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace. This will be a consideration of two incredibly successful methodologies for addressing implicit bias in both systems and individuals: Restorative Practice and Transformative Learning Theory. Based on these two models, and supported by established scientific research across multiple disciplines, we will explore practical ideas for how business can work against systemic racism.

  • Points of Light Webinar: Insights from a World of Weavers
    Aug. 12, 2020 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT

Join Frederick J. Riley, executive director of WEAVE: The Social Fabric Project at The Aspen Institute, and Gregg Petersmeyer, founder and CEO of Personal Pathways and founding director of the White House Office of National Service under President George H.W. Bush, in a discussion about the power of relationships and the characteristics of ordinary people who do extraordinary things in their own communities. In the registration link, you'll have the opportunity to ask a question.

Unpacking racial justice & equity in business. More than two thirds of Americans find companies with strong diversity, equity, and inclusion values more relevant than other brands, and 80% of Americans believe companies need to recognize their role in systemic racial inequality by acknowledging past mistakes or biases. The SB’20 Just Brands conference, taking place virtually on August 18-19, will help you look closely at existing policies and behaviors, and identify strategies that will authentically address areas for improvement.

 

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