Inver Hills hosted event on campus Friday, June 6, 2014
Inver Hills Community College hosted the Federal Executive Board’s Diversity Council presentation, Diversity Day 2014: “Weaving Our Workplace, Friday, June 6, 2014, on the college’s Inver Grove Heights campus.
“About three hundred federal employees were on our campus for Diversity Day 2014,” reported Sue Flannigan, IHCC veteran services coordinator. “Members of our V.A.L.O.R. Club and Yellow Ribbon committee volunteered their time to ensure a successful event.”
Diversity Day Mission
The Minnesota Federal Executive Board’s Diversity Council coordinates an annual Diversity Day event. The purpose of the event is to provide training in the areas of cultural awareness, career development, and the recruitment and retention of a diverse work force. Additionally, Diversity Day provides the opportunity for managers and non-management participants to increase their awareness of, and to discuss the evolving issues related to diversity in the workplace. The event is a full day of training and networking for federal, state, and local government employees, as well as non-profit and community organizations.