Amplifying Black Voices: The third Black President of the United States, a story of Black women in academia.
This series is a platform for black authors to share personal accounts about their life experiences in research and academia, as well as reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement, the current state of affairs and where we go from here.
Tuesday, August 25 1 - 3 p.m. (Central Time)
Hosted by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honorary Host The Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Rep. Robin Kelly (Ill.), chair...
The Washington State Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council hosted a learning session on how to be an effective accomplice or ally. BUILD’s Chair, Megan Matthews, was a panelist!
Watch the pre-recorded, 24-minute session.
Join the Olympia City Council for a Hosted Panel Discussion on Racial Justice. BUILD's Chair, Megan Matthews will be presenting!
Minority Mental Health Month is a nationwide effort developed by Mental Health America to “shed light on the multitude of mental health experiences within BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities and others that face disproportionate inequities due to systemic barriers and historical adversity.”
There is a free webinar on "How to be Anti-Ractist" with well-known author, Ibram X. Kendi on July 20, 2020, at 4pm Pacific Standard Time (7pm EST).
More information and registration here
BY KAREN A. JOHNSON OLYMPIAN BOARD OF CONTRIBUTORS
JUNE 26, 2020 05:45 AM
New COVID-19 reports show concerning patterns of inequity, rise in cases among younger people.
Fellow state employees,
In support of Blacks United In Leadership and Diversity (BUILD) and the Black community, the Washington State Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council Events Subcommittee invites you to the “We Can’t Be Silent: White Accountability Listening Sessions” for state employees.
More info below.
2020 Statewide Employee Engagement Survey Demographic Questions:
BUILD appreciates the presentation in our May meeting and the opportunity to take part in the 2020 Employee Engagement Demographic Questions survey. We look forward to turning science into action. Below is the response from OFM on the survey. Remember, we can’t improve what we don’t measure.
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