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Ottawa County Diversity Forum | 2018

Date/Time:       11/16/2018       8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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

Presenters:

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

FEE: $15.00

REGISTRATION: https://www.miottawa.org/AdminEventReg/displayEvent.action?calEle=2&eventID=69

https://www.miottawa.org/CI/diversity-forum.htm