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The Strength of a Diverse Team

One third of our region’s K-12 students are children of color.  Making sure these children grow up to participate in and benefit from the regional economy is at the heart of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable. Made up of 37 business, community, philanthropic, religious and political leaders, the Roundtable

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Innovation Through Diversity & Inclusion

Did you know that employees that feel included and think their organization is committed to and supportive of diversity report an uplift in innovation, responsiveness to customers and team collaboration? According to a study recently published by the Harvard Business Review, inclusive teams outperform their peers in team-based assessments by

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Women in the Diversity Equation

Women represent 50 percent of our country’s population. Still, 95 percent of CEOs in companies across the nation are white men. Roughly 85 percent of board members and executives are white men. So, while business and industry continue to make the case for diversity and inclusion, it is apparent, we

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Fostering Diversity & Inclusion Through Racial Equity Impact Training

The nuances of language and the ways in which we communicate are critical components to getting on the path toward building racial equity. Most businesses know that racial equity is important and that they should have a diverse and inclusive workforce, but struggle with the distinction between that understanding and

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The Stats Support Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Buffalo Niagara

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity & Inclusion Council is rolling out its work plan and implementing steps toward its initial goals and objectives. These include:   Raising awareness of the competitive advantages of diversity Developing Best Practice sessions to help employers identify and overcome diversity and inclusion challenges in the workplace

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