Fostering and Supporting Valencia’s Equity-mindedness Work

Thursday, February 17, 2022

A Message from Natasha McIlmurray, Coordinator, Employee Development

While racism and discrimination are systemic issues we still face today, as supervisors, it is your responsibility to ensure everyone on your team feels like they belong. Check out the following self-paced courses via LinkedIn Learning to learn more about how you can foster and support the College’s equity-mindedness work by cultivating cultural competence, supporting allyship and anti-racism, and creating an overall great place to work for your team.

Cultivating Cultural Competence and Inclusion

In this course, instructor Mary-Frances Winters explains why cultural competence is key to the success of any diversity-related initiative, as well as how to assess and grow your own cultural competence. She shares scenarios and techniques that can help you grasp how your worldview impacts your behavior, as well as how to more effectively engage and adapt across cultural differences.

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Supporting Allyship and Anti-racism at Work

In this course, Dana Brownlee, an expert on organizational effectiveness, teaches you the three primary ways racism shows up in the workplace and provides practical strategies that employees at all levels can apply to build a better culture that supports historically underrepresented groups.

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Creating a Great Place to Work for All

In this audio-only course, host Zach Nunn speaks with Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, about how he transformed the company into a Fortune 100 best place to work. Michael shares what he believes executives should consider when it comes to building better trust within organizations. He recounts his first one hundred days as CEO and how he used analytics to help make the workplace more inclusive. Michael talks about becoming a CEO as a Black man and where he sees Great Place to Work expanding to capture more marginalized voices and experiences.

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