Presented by One Iowa and OutNebraska, this new event provides resources and networking opportunities for employers and LGBTQ employees to cultivate safe and inclusive workplaces. Employers will learn more about the LGBTQ community, how to make more inclusive policies, and retain LGBTQ talent.
This summit will be held at the Metro Community College South Omaha Campus - Industrial Training Center.
We have partnered with the Greater Omaha Chamber to provide this half-day event in correlation with The Conference on Opportunity, Diversity, and Equity, which will take place the day after the Council Bluffs/Omaha LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit. For more information about The Conference, follow this link: https://www.omahachamber.org/theconference/
Topics covered will include:
-Best Practices for LGBTQ Employment and Workplace Policy
-Strategies for Creating Inclusive Spaces for Non-Binary Employees
-LGBTQ Terminology and General Knowledge
-The Business Case for LGBTQ Inclusion in the Workplace
Full agenda coming soon.
The summit keynote speaker is Eli Rigatuso, an activist, video producer, and public speaker with more than 30 years of experience. Eli recently received the 2019 Heartland Youth Pride Marsha P. Johnson Change Maker Award for his contributions to the Omaha LGBTQ community and visibility as a transgender person. He often talks to local businesses and employers about inclusion and LGBTQ visibility in the workplace.
Tickets available at https://oneiowa.org/cbo-wcs-2019/. LGBTQ community members are encouraged to pay what they can.