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Steps to Improve Staff Awareness of Your DE&I Efforts

Three achievable ways to improve these initiatives

Many associations are committed to having diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. But a new study reveals that 16 percent of respondents didn’t even know if their workplace had a DEI program.

In slightly better news, the Avenue M Group study, Are Your Organization’s DEI Efforts Going Unnoticed by Employees?, found 43 percent of respondents said they did have a DEI program, and 19 percent said they didn’t have a formal program, but they had some policies.

“You would think in this day and age, in 2021, every organization would have a policy and a program, but that’s not the case,” said Sheri Jacobs, FASAE, CAE, president and CEO of Avenue M Group. Organizations have the desire to move forward and make a change, but the efforts are not as successful as they could be, and there are gaps.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Associations Now.

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