Denver Wants More Diversity in Its Contracting

It’s the kind of news that happens with little fanfare. On April 1, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock signed Executive Order 101. It made nary a ripple in the Denver media. But for those… Continue reading

Change Is Here and We’re More Diverse than Ever

By Jerry Jamarillo, Bottom Line Diversity The U.S. is projected to become a majority-minority nation for the first time in 2043, according to a December 2012 U.S. Census Bureau report. While the non-Hispanic… Continue reading

Financial Direction

  Can a financial institution formed to serve the Latino community stay true to that role if its board of directors has no Latinos on it? That’s the question being asked about Solera… Continue reading

Collective Decisions

  This quote by James Surowiecki says it all: “Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.” ~ James Surowiecki

New Frontier of Diversity: Age

An article released in May of this year by Diversity Insight reviews the increased focus on Age Diversity for employers.  Beginning by examining the statistics of the age of the workforce population, the… Continue reading

Economic Facts of Diversity in the Workplace

We all know the importance of diversity in the workplace but how does it really affect the professional environments we find ourselves in? An article released by the Center for American Progress entitled… Continue reading

NASCAR Receives Diversity Award

Early in November of 2013 NASCAR received the 2013 Diversity and Inclusion Award (DANDI) for its work in fostering diversity throughout the sport at a ceremony in New York City. Just over a… Continue reading

The Bottom Line

“Increasingly, government and corporate vendors will contract only with suppliers that can demonstrate ‘cultural readiness’.” –The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity