• DE&I Resources

  • STATEMENT OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

    The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce strongly supports the freedom all individuals have to express themselves in a respectful and tactful manner. The CB Chamber believes embracing our differences makes us stronger as a community and as an organization, and allows the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion to grow and expand throughout the Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County community. The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce will ensure our staff, leadership, programming, events, and communications all embody and foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for the common good of our members and stakeholders alike.

    Below are resources and programs of the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce to assist you in your journey. 

  • DE&I PROGRAMS

  • DE&I EVENT SCHEDULE

    Below is a list of upcoming events with a DE&I focus or specifically targeted toward underrepresented groups. 

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  • DE&I MINI VIDEOS

    The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce has been working with professionals in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  During the work of DE&I education, advocacy, and initiatives it has become clear many area leaders have a lack of knowledge about the importance of DE&I.  This lack of knowledge and experience in the space has created some fear of misstepping during their journey to infuse inclusivity in their workplace culture.  

    The fear of not knowing what to say, where to start, or how to move forward can paralyze their actions.  The purpose of the DE&I videos is to provide a safe place for leaders to start learning about DE&I and how it can help their workplace culture, increase diversity, and increase productivity and profits. 

    The goal of the videos is to provide an opportunity for these local leaders to broaden their knowledge, thereby making them comfortable enough to join in the conversations, participate in committees with a DE&I focus, and start the work of infusing DE&I in their workplace. 

     

    Please view our video library below.  As new videos are released they will be added to this webpage. 

  • DE&I Mini Videos Introduction
  • Video III- Equitable & Inclusive Hiring Tips
  • Video I – Building Your Diversity & Inclusion Awareness
  • Video IV- Meaningful Employee Retention Strategies & Performance Conversations
  • Video II – Exploring Identity & Overcoming Workplace Bias