UMass Boston News

Forum: Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Executive Leadership Panel Discussion

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Event Date: April 01, 2015 - 5:30 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: CPCS Plaza, Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Executive Leadership
Recommendations from the Report: "Silent Crisis" Panel Discussion and presentation with researchers Prof. Miren Uriarte and Jen Douglas

Presented with The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy and The Greater Boston Latino Network

Hear from our panelists: Maria Idali Torres, Director, The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy
Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, CEO, Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA) and Gladys Vega, Executive Director, Chelsea Collaborative from the
The Greater Boston Latino Network

Growth patterns in Massachusetts urban neighborhoods indicate a surge in population among Latinos and other ethnicities.  Will the demographic shift be a “reflective representation” in city boards, schools and public agencies?  A panel discussion will look at mitigating factors for why and offer recommendations for communities in transition.  Hear why the report suggests “Inclusive Government Is Better Government” and how the face of leadership can and should change to accurately reflect the constituents public agencies serve.

Read more in an article in the Boston Globe by Andrew Ryan.

Co-sponsored by the Gaston Institute

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.