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Diversity & Inclusion Organization Assessment

The Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Organization Assessment from the Commission on Economic Inclusion is available for free to all GCP members.
The Assessment and the associated resources can be helpful to any organization—whether your company has an established program in place or if you are just starting your D&I journey and are looking to establish a baseline for your work in this area.

Hear why leaders from local organizations took the assessment.

Click here to register for a webinar on Feb. 28, 2018 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. to learn more about the Assessment, or contact 
Scott Harrington at or 216-592-2213.

Help CMSD 11th-Graders Develop Job-Interviewing Skills

As part of our college and career readiness work with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Academies of Cleveland schools, we are identifying business professionals who are interested in helping students prepare for real-life job interviews.

Volunteers are needed to conduct mock interviews with 11-graders on Wednesday, March 21st from 9 to 11 a.m. Your role will be to act as the interviewer and provide constructive feedback. We are recruiting volunteers for each of the five Academies of Cleveland Schools, Jane Addams Business Careers Center, Washington Park Environmental Studies, Max S. Hayes High School, Garrett Morgan High School, and Martin Luther King Jr. Career Campus. You can select which of the five schools you would like to go to, or we will assign you a school, as needed.

Please contact Angela Finding at 216.592.2385 or with questions or to volunteer. 

Opioid Toolkit Available for Ohio Employers

A task force coordinated by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce recently released an Opioid Toolkit to provide companies with free resources to address opioid problems in the workplace.

Learn more.

CyberOhio Business Summit Coming to Cleveland

CyberOhio – a collection of cybersecurity initiatives aimed at helping Ohio's businesses fight back against cyber-attacks – is bringing its annual Business Summit to Cleveland on March 23.  
The free all-day educational event on March 23 includes a catered lunch and is geared towards small business owners or employees who may not have a cybersecurity background.  Ohio’s Attorney General will provide introductory remarks which will be followed by breakout sessions.  COSE/GCP member, Tim Opsitnick (Executive Vice President & General Counsel at TCDI), is a member CyberOhio’s Advisory Board and will also serve as a panel speaker to discuss best practices.

To Register for the CyberOhio Business Summit:
1. Please click on CyberOhio Business Summit “Register” link above and you will be connected to an Eventbrite registration page.  
2. Once at the registration page, click on the green “Tickets” button.  
3. Select “Day 2 CyberOhio Business Summit ONLY (no CLE).”  
4. Click the green “Checkout” button.  
5. Complete the required fields and then click the green “Complete Registration” button.  

CyberOhio’s Business Summit will be held in conjunction with the Cleveland Marshall College of Law’s annual Cybersecurity & Privacy Protection Conference – to be held on March 22.  There is a fee for the March 22 event, geared towards professionals in the cyber field and the opportunity offers continuing education credit.  

More information on both events.