Location: WEST OLIVE FILLMORE COMPLEX
Ottawa County is enriched by building a diverse, inclusive and equitable community; a County where everyone belongs. The 2018 Ottawa County Diversity Forum – Tools for Transforming Tomorrow promotes an inclusive culture and establishes a welcoming community for diverse populations. You will be informed and inspired to build a society where all may participate, prosper and reach their greatest potential. Hear diverse perspectives and enhance your ability to welcome, accept, affirm and respect others.
The 2018 Forum features various leaders from several sectors, including: government, business, community and education. The Forum is an opportunity to hear diverse perspectives and enhance our ability to welcome, accept, affirm and respect others. Attendees will be informed and inspired to build a society where all may participate, prosper and reach their greatest potential.
Esteemed presenters include:
Barbara Lee VanHorssen, Experi-Mentor, Extended Grace
Leslie Boker, Educational Consultant, Grand Rapids Pride Center
Abe Carillo, Director of Global Inclusiveness & Diversity, Herman Miller
Gregory Conyers, Director of Diversity, State Bar of Michigan
Vanessa Greene, Director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Hope College
Alfredo Hernandez, Racial Equity Officer, Michigan Department of Civil Rights
Steve Kempker, Sheriff, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office
Stacey Trowbridge, Director of Community Development, Disability Network Lakeshore
Whitney White, Project Manager, Talent 2025
Rachel Cleveland, Project Manager, Talent 2025