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Why Hire A DEI Consultant?

Back in the day, when very few people knew anything about DEI, those who wanted diversity training inside their organizations often hired outside consultants. In many instances, the HR managers didn’t have the specific skills or backgrounds to address specific diversity challenges that were unique to that particular organization. So, they hired consultants who did […]

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World Mental Health Day

October 10th, 2022 is World Mental Health Day. Each year has a theme and this year’s theme is “Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority”. World Mental Health Day is a collaboration of several organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH). The goal of, […]

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day advocates for the recognition and correction of the “whitewashed” American history that has glorified explorers like Christopher Columbus who have committed violence against Indigenous communities. European contact lead to a devastating loss of life, a disruption of culture, and a staggering loss of land for Indigenous People. It is estimated that within […]

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Addressing the Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening

Each October, we are reminded just how important it is to support life-saving breast cancer research. It is a time of heightened awareness and reflection. This year, the team at Diversity Crew would not only like to aid in raising awareness, but we would like to propel conversations around how we, as a society, might […]

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Women’s Suffrage: Wyoming Edition

Recently, we received an email from Julie. She let us know that her daughter Grace was doing some research on the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Ever the caring mom, Julie looked over Grace’s shoulders as she tried to find a site with the information she needed. Then she found our Women’s Suffrage blog. With the information […]

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Women’s Equality Day: August 26th

Women’s Equality Day is the celebration and commemoration of the 1920 adoption of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote. A Bit of History: January 10, 1878: The Women’s Suffrage Amendment was introduced. June 1919: 41 years after the amendment was introduced, it was approved by both the House and Senate. This meant […]

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Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day is on August 7th, 2022. Established as an official day of recognition in 2014, the Purple Heart was actually created by George Washington in 1782. At the time, it was called the Badge of Merit and was designed to honor enlisted and deserving people. It wasn’t until 1932 that the merit was […]

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The State of DEI

This year, we are rolling out our annual State of DEI survey and we invite you to be a part of this initiative. As a DEI practitioner, your voice is incredibly important in helping us understand the complex tapestry that makes up the DEI landscape today. As our way of saying thanks, everyone who completes […]

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Eid al-Adha: “Festival of Sacrifice”

Eid al-Adha translates to “Festival of Sacrifice” and is considered the holiest of the two Eids, the other being Eid al-Fitr, that commemorates the end of Ramadan. Eid al-Adha marks the culmination of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. Festivities usually lasting three to four days are celebrated by millions of Muslims worldwide. Eid […]

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The Hajj

Today, July 7th, 2022, marks the first day of The Hajj. For many Muslims, this marks an important day within the 70 days of the pilgrimage season. Muslims who are physically and financially able, and who can afford to take care of family while they are gone, are required to perform the Hajj. This journey […]