Diversity definition– The state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.

Business definition– Similarities and differences among employees in terms of age, cultural background, physical abilities and disabilities, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.

SHRM definition– “To celebrate diversity is to appreciate and value individual differences. SHRM strives to be the leader in promoting workplace diversity. Although the term is often used to refer to differences based on ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, and sexual orientation; diversity encompasses an infinite range of individuals’ unique characteristics and experiences, including communication styles, physical characteristics such as height and weight, and speed of learning and comprehension.”

Title VIIhttps://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/titlevii.cfm

 

Websites to access:

 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – www.eeoc.gov/

Society of Human Resources Management – www.shrm.org

Office of Federal Compliance Contract Programs – https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/

American with Disabilities Act – https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/regulations/adaaa_fact_sheet.cfm

Northern Kentucky Chamber – http://www.nkychamber.com/

 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – http://www.naacp.org/

            Local Chapters:

                        NAACP NKY – https://www.facebook.com/nkynaacp/

                        NAACP Cincinnati – http://www.cincinnatinaacp.com/

 Minorityprofessionalnetwork.com – http://www.minorityprofessionalnetwork.com/

 American Associate of University of Women – http://www.aauw.org/

 NKY Chamber Women’s Initiative – http://www.nkychamber.com/Services/Womens-Initiative.aspx

 Kentucky Commission on Women – http://women.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

 Kentucky Disability Determination Services – http://chfs.ky.gov/dis/ddds.htm

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation: www.kcc.gov/office-of-vocational-rehabilitation/paqges/default.aspx

Kentucky Office for the Blind: www.kcc.gov/office-for-the-blind/pages/default.aspx

 

 Co-Chairs:

 Stacey Miller

Amy Hehman

 

Committee Members:

 Cheryl Martinez

Barb Hunter

Christina Baker

April Husak

 

Always accepting new committee members!!!

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