The Diversity Core Leadership Area (CLA) is overseen by a Diversity Director who monitors and evaluates state and local activities concerning diversity issues, and works with chapter diversity directors to encourage involvement at the chapter level. The Diversity CLA is part of SHRM's Diversity and Inclusion Initiative to impact diversity management. Diversity management is defined by SHRM as, "The comprehensive organizational and managerial process for leveraging diversity and achieving inclusion that maximizes the potential of all employees.”
This page is designed to give you resources and information to help you manage diversity and inclusion in your chapters and workplaces. The SHRM Diversity CLA page on the Volunteer Leader Resource Center is an excellent source of information and resources. Also, SHRM members can access their diversity & inclusion toolkit here.
Pennsylvania Diversity Council
The mission of the Pennsylvania Diversity Council is to enhance appreciation for and understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion. The Pennsylvania Diversity Council is an avenue to assistance with your diversity needs.
Diversity First Certification Program
The mission of the NDC is to be both a resource and an advocate for the value of diversity and inclusion. We foster an understanding of D&I as a dynamic strategy for business success and community well-being. The NDC was established in 2015.
SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference & Exposition 2018
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are at the core of an organization’s culture. A diverse and inclusive culture will positively affect innovation and your organization’s bottom line. It’s no longer a nice-to-have; a strong D&I strategy aligned with your organization’s business objectives is imperative. Gone are the days when it was all about affirmative action. At SHRM’s 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition, you will learn innovative, forward-thinking strategies. You will leave the conference armed with the best practices and actionable tools for implementing a D&I strategy that will build positive change in your workplace.