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Commission on Economic Inclusion

The Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, is focused on creating positive, measurable outcomes leading to:
  • Increases in board, senior management, workforce and supplier diversity among the more than 120 Northeast Ohio employers who are members of the Commission;

  • Increases in the total revenue, value, size, and number of employees for minority-owned businesses in our region and throughout the State of Ohio. Read more about the Commission’s member benefits and minority business resources.

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Click here for the list of the more than 100 Northeast Ohio employers that belong to the Commission on Economic Inclusion. To learn more about Commission membership, please email us  or call 216.592.2213.

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RSVP now for our annual Inclusion Conference on August 17!

Please join us for the Commission on Economic Inclusion’s Eighth Annual Inclusion Conference on Wednesday, August 17, to learn about implicit bias—the research behind it and practical applications to mitigate its effect in the workplace.

We’re very pleased to present two dynamic speakers on this topic, as well as afternoon breakout sessions that will focus on best practices to mitigate unconscious bias in the workplace

Morning keynote:
Harvard professor and author Mahzarin Banaji (photo left), will discuss how well-intentioned people behave in ways that deviate from their own intentions and how this state of affairs compromises decisions in the workplace.

Luncheon keynote: Diana Cruz Solash (photo right), director of global diversity and inclusiveness for EY, will discuss what EY is doing to interrupt bias. Afternoon breakout sessions will focus on best practices to mitigate unconscious bias in the workplace. Session topics include effective training, policies and procedures, and legal implications.

The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility, 25777 Detroit Road in Westlake.

Who should attend: Diversity & inclusion practitioners, senior human resources managers, supplier diversity managers and procurement managers.

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Register now!

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