Community & Business Leaders

Community & Business Leaders

On this page you will find information and guidance on how to pursue and maintain a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace environment

'Creating an Equitable Workplace' Career Force Minnesota
     This series offers informative resources to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

Racial Equity Resource Directory
     A searchable directory of racial equity programs and training providers that can help your organization combat racism and increase cultural competence. 

'Hidden Bias: Sustaining an Inclusive Workplace' Career Force Minnesota
     Workplace bias takes many forms, and it can prevent businesses from leveraging the talents and perspectives of all members of their workforce.

'Employer Guide to Developing a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Workplace' Career Force Minnesota
     An overview for employers to attract, develop and retain a racially and ethnically diverse workforce.

'Are Emily & Greg More Employable than Lakisha & Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination' 

'The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice' Harvard Business Review

'Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter' Harvard Business Review

'Building Community, Embracing Difference: Immigrants, Refugees, and Local Government Outreach in Rural Minnesota'
     This report investigates outreach and inclusion efforts among rural MN government officials and community leaders. It highlights the increase of immigrants, their importance to Greater Minnesota’s economy, and how to adequately support diverse, rural communities.