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September 20, 2016

Diverse by Design: Fall Events

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Getting Down to Business: Integrating People with Disabilities into the Workplace 

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber has been selected by the U.S. Department of Labor to implement a national pilot program to further disability inclusion in small businesses. Join small business leaders and representatives from Cincinnati companies to learn more about how hiring people with disabilities benefits your business. Topics to be covered include:

-ROI of employing people with disabilities and veterans
-Understanding employer tax incentives
-Local business success stories
-Workplace accomodation and fostering a culture of openness and comfort

Keynote Paul Daugherty is an award-winning sports journalist and author and has been Ohio’s Columnist of the Year seven times. He has covered nearly every major American sporting event, as well as five Summer Olympic Games. He recently published An Uncomplicated Life: A Father’s Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter, an exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter with Down syndrome. Paul is a dedicated husband and father who has been involved in disabilities advocacy for several years.

Monday, September 26
12 - 4:30 p.m.
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CONNECT: All ERG Members Gathering

CONNECT is a regional network of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) dedicated to attracting, growing and retaining diverse talent in the region.  This event will bring together hundreds of members of ERGs from dozens of companies in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

If you are a member of an ERG, are looking for suggestions to start or restart one, want to connect your ERG with a similar one at a different company, or work at  a small or mid-size company, you won’t want to miss this event. 

Friday, October 14
7:30-11:30 a.m.
GE Aviation
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Diverse by Design: 2016 Fifth Third Bank Leadership Symposium

Fifth Third Bank and the Cincinnati Chamber are working with you to build a more diverse and inclusive community. The 2016 Symposium on November 15 will feature keynote Anand Giridharadas, New York Time Columnist & Author. Other highlights include fresh data on changing demographics of U.S. workforce, emerging voices on inclusive leadership and a new Diverse by Design "Tools for Success Showcase". 

Tuesday, November 15
7:30-11:30 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
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