134 - Build a 21st Century Diverse Workforce and Inclusive Work Environment at Your Agency Today

Tuesday, September 26
2:35 PM–3:50 PM

Location: Room RO8

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Track: Leadership & Management
Session Type: Education Session

Much like work/life balance, most parks and recreation agencies miss the mark with diversity and inclusion. This work session with facilitated discussion and best and leading practice sharing will leave participants energized and ready to begin a journey to building inclusive language and behaviors into their key daily functions. From tough discussion on diversity to program planning, we will tackle specific ways to move diversity and inclusion initiatives to full integration in your agency.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Identify why diversity and a diverse workforce and service offering is imperative
Develop the emotional fortitude to have difficult discussions around diversity and inclusion
Implement some initial tools for recognizing and building an inclusive work environment