K-12 Education & Diversity
K-12 Education & Diversity LinkedIn Group developed and managed by Lila Kelly, with over 2,300 members. For people working in education or a related field who want to see an educational system that prepares our young community members to succeed in a diverse society and workplace. This group connects like-minded people across the U.S. to help achieve this goal. Share current topics, resources and events related to diversity in K-12, pre-K, higher ed, and preparing students for the workplace.
HIP HOPE works with urban youth, designs hip hop dance programs, directs music videos, conducts youth performances on various stages across the Twin Cities, and has legally graffitied various walls and canvases in the metro area.
Diversity Recruiting & Hiring Resources
Report Partners — Consulting company that specializes in EEO and Affirmative Action program design, development and reporting.
Diversity Hiring books — Books on diversity hiring and more.
Diversity online training — To integrate diversity into the hiring process and beyond. Includes identifying unconscious bias in interviewers and on the interview team, developing cultural competencies and skills for interviewing, inclusive interview questions, and greeting with inclusive style and body language.
Diversity Recruiting & Resource Directory — Includes over 400 national and local listings. Available as eBook (with live links) and paperback.
Diversity Recruiting, Interviewing & Hiring LinkedIn Group — Forum to share information and resources, discussions, questions and suggestions related to integrating diversity into the hiring process.
Diversity Discussion Group — Lila Kelly has facilitated this monthly diversity discussion group for nearly 15 years. Attendees discuss and share diversity-related topics and resources. This group is co-sponsored by the Association for Talent Development (ATD-GTC) and Human Resources Professionals of Minnesota (HRP-MN). Meetings are the second Friday of each month, 8:30a.m.-10:00a.m., at the NATURE CONSERVANCY. The name of the building is River Parkway Place. 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. The LOON Conference room on the second floor. (Note that the elevators do not come to the 2nd floor until 8:30 AM, but you can wait in the lobby if you arrive early.) Parking: Free off street parking is available in front of the building in the visitors’ lot. Free and open to the public. If you cannot attend meetings, you can sign up to be on the email list to tap into this valuable resource. Contact Lila at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-983-4489.
Online Diversity-Related Organizations
Diversity Minnesota — Job postings for employers committed to a multicultural workforce, diversity resources and events.
Multicultural Advantage — Includes articles, checklists, research reports, and links covering career issues, leadership, teamwork, diversity, racism, ESL, immigration, education, and business.
Pharma Diversity Job Board — Diversity candidates for pharmaceutical industry jobs sourced from very specific diversity organizations, alumni groups, pharmaceutical trade organizations and networks.
Implicit Bias Test — Tests implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet. By Project Implicit.
Islamophobia Monitor — CAIR’s (Council on American-Islamic Relation) department to monitor and combat Islamophobia tracks sources and incidents of Islamophobia across the country, creates dossiers on prominent Islamophobes, and produces factsheets to debunk false information that has been spread about Islam.