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Do Houston’s Workplaces Reflect the City’s Diversity?

Posted on · (Above: Panelists discuss diversity in the workforce (L-R): Bruce Ruzinsky, partner and chair of the diversity committee at the Jackson Walker law firm; Ivette Mayo, president of Yo Soy I Am, LLC; and Dennis Kennedy, founder of the National Diversity Council. Photo: Derek Stokely | Houston Public Media) The Greater Houston region is well-known for […]

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Live from the Greater Houston Partnership! Monday’s Show (May 15, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: Panelists discuss diversity in the workforce (L-R): Bruce Ruzinsky, partner and chair of the diversity committee at the Jackson Walker law firm; Ivette Mayo, president of Yo Soy I Am, LLC; and Dennis Kennedy, founder of the National Diversity Council. Photo: Derek Stokely | Houston Public Media) Houston Matters is broadcasting live today from […]

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DiverseCity: Adjusting to the Flat Terrain of Houston

Posted on · We meet Houstonian Alejandro Prado, who is originally from Venezuela. He talks about adjusting to the flat terrain — and wonderful food — of Greater Houston. This segment is part of DiverseCity, a year-long initiative looking at what Houston’s diversity really means for the city. We’ll be examining how it connects or divides us and how it shapes […]

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Texas A&M Galveston Examines Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education

Posted on · Texas A&M University at Galveston has been hosting a two-day Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education this week (April 3-4, 2017). Among the topics featured at the conference are creating inclusive higher education environments and curriculum; challenges facing international students, faculty and staff; and expanding access to education by underrepresented populations. We talk to […]