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As a legal community, Columbus attorneys are committed to creating an ecosystem where diversity can thrive.

 
 

August Events

PRIDE NIGHT WITH THE COLUMBUS CLIPPERS

This event is open to the public but requires ticket purchase.

WHEN:

Thursday, August 1, 2019

7:05pm - 9:05pm

WHERE:

Huntington Park, Columbus OH

HOST(S):

Columbus Clippers

Kaleidoscope Youth Center

Diversity Chamber of Central Ohio

DESCRIPTION:

Join us at Huntington Park on Thursday, August 1st for Pride Night!

In partnership with the Kaleidoscope Youth Center, $2 from every ticket purchased will go directly back to Kaleidoscope Youth Center!

ENTER TO WIN: Every ticket bought for Pride Night via this page will be eligible to win the opportunity to participate in an in-game promotion! Minimum two (2) winners.

Thursdays are also Thirsty Thursdays at Huntington Park! You’ll find special drink prices all night long!

This season, the Columbus Clippers and Minor League Baseball are proud to be hosting the largest LGBT Pride celebration in sports. MiLB Pride launched this summer and will feature more than sixty Minor League Baseball teams hosting Pride Nights and other activity with the goal of promoting acceptance and inclusion for all members of our communities. The Clippers are proud to be a part of this celebration and we know our fans will join us in making our ballpark a welcome place for everyone.

More about Kaleidoscope Youth Center: Established in 1994, Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC) is celebrating their 25th year of serving and supporting LGBTQIA+ youth and young adults, 12-24, in Central Ohio. KYC works in partnership with young people to provide safe and affirming spaces for those who are struggling with identity, family discord, mental health problems, or the challenges of adolescence; educate youth and the community about LGBTQIA+issues; and advocate for safe and inclusive spaces everywhere. For more information, visit: www.kycohio.org .

 

IDEAL '19: ADVANCING INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND ACCESSIBILITY IN LIBRARIES & ARCHIVES

This event is open to the public but registration has closed.

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 6 at 8:00AM - Wednesday, August 7 at 5:00PM

WHERE:

Ohio Union

1739 N. High Street

Columbus, OH 43210

HOST(S):

The Ohio State University Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries and the Association of College & Research Libraries.

DESCRIPTION:

Do you believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to personal and organizational excellence in the library and archives professions? 

Are you doing groundbreaking research on diversity and inclusion-related topics and want to share it with your colleagues on an international platform?

Mark your calendar for IDEAL ‘19 to be held August 6-7, 2019, on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio. 

IDEAL, formerly the National Diversity in Libraries Conference, aims to foster awareness and appreciation of workplace diversity issues through the exploration of exemplary practice, contemporary theory, thought leadership, and strategy development for all those in the academic and public library, archives, and museum sectors. 

IDEAL ‘19  will provide an opportunity for professionals at every level and across sectors to discuss how increasing workplace diversity and creating an inclusive workplace environment improves organizational effectiveness, creativity, adaptability, and relevance to the communities served by the organization.

As a result of participating in IDEAL ‘19, attendees will be able to:

  • Articulate the value of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in academic and public libraries and archives

  • Develop a robust strategy for workplace diversity and inclusion that aligns with organizational or community missions

  • Explore strategies for creating globally inclusive and culturally competent professions

  • See inclusion as a gateway to organizational excellence, social responsibility, and community engagement

  • Contribute to conversations about measuring the effectiveness of efforts to create inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible workplaces and communities

CBA DIVERSITY & INCLUSION SERIES- BIAS INTERRUPTERS AT KEY MOMENTS OF CHOICE: HIRING

This event is free and open to the public but requires registration.

WHEN:

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

WHERE:

Columbus Bar Association

175 South Third Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215

HOST(S):

Columbus Bar Association

DESCRIPTION:

Research shows that bias creeps into the systems used at each of the key moments of choice throughout an attorney's career. The CBA Bias Interrupters Series will devote a session to each key moment of choice, examine the systemic bias found there, and present a menu of solutions to interrupt that bias, leading to better employment practices and greater diversity. This session will focus on systemic bias in hiring.

Join us as we learn and apply systemic bias interrupting methods from the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession & Minority Corporate Counsel Association Report: You Can't Change What You Can't See. This session will examine systemic bias in hiring and present a menu of solutions to interrupt that bias, leading to better employment practices and greater diversity.

REGISTER HERE

2019 DIVERSITY IN BUSINESS AWARDS RECEPTION

This event is free and open to the public but requires registration.

WHEN:

Thursday, August 8, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm

WHERE:

The Grand Event Yard at Grandview Yard

820 Goodale Boulevard

Grandview Heights, OH 43212

HOST(S):

Columbus Business First

DESCRIPTION:

Join us as we honor the remarkable work of inclusive organizations and individuals in Central Ohio.

2019 Diversity in Business Honorees

Lifetime Achievement

  • Cathy Mock, Director, Supplier Diversity, Cardinal Health

Outstanding Diversity Champions Individuals

  • Theresa Harris, President & CEO, TMH Solutions

  • Trenton Manning, Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Talent Acquisition, Nationwide Insurance

  • Charles Morrison III, President, MCR Medical Supply, Inc.

  • Ralph Smithers Jr., Assistant Vice President, Diversity & Community Relations, Encova Insurance Group

  • Qiana Williams, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer/Vice President, Culture, Engagement & Inclusion, OhioHealth

Outstanding Diversity Champion Organizations

  • Accenture

  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

  • Illuminology

Outstanding Diversity Organizations - Micro

  • African American Leadership Academy

  • Harmony Project

  • Women for Economic and Leadership Development

Outstanding Diversity Organizations - Small

  • Jewish Family Services

  • Pursuit

Outstanding Diversity Organizations - Medium

  • Community Properties of Ohio

  • LifeCare Alliance

Outstanding Diversity Organizations - Large

  • City of Columbus Citywide Training & Development

  • OCLC

Registration & Event Details: Contact Melissa Price at 614-220-5436.

Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact Steve Hewitt at 614-220-5440.

REGISTER HERE

OHIO DIVERSITY COUNCIL - MULTICULTURAL ROUNDTABLE

This event is open to the public but requires registration purchase.

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

8:00am - 12:00am

WHERE:

Franklin Park Conservatory

The Wells Barn

1777 E Broad Street

Columbus, OH 43203

HOST(S):

Ohio Diversity Council

DESCRIPTION:

Unity through Diversity & Inclusion: It Begins with All of Us

Speakers:

  • Kaytlin Carey: HR Associate, OSU Wexner Medical Center

  • Khalid Jalil: Disability Program Manager, The Ohio State University

  • Bipender Jindal: AVP and Director of Environmental Services, CTL Engineering

This event is aimed towards development and networking for a diverse group of professionals by highlighting leaders of multicultural backgrounds. This is an interactive networking event, or ‘speed-networking’, with a business or community leader positioned at each roundtable leading conversation as attendees rotate around the room. In this format, leaders have the opportunity to share best practices and authentic experiences while participants can ask pertinent and in-depth questions.

For questions or comments, please contact Kate Padula at kate.padula@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

FILM SCREENING - THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING: WHAT'S THE PROBLEM WITH HOLLYWOOD AND WOMEN?

This event requires advance ticket purchase.

WHEN:

Friday, August 16, 2019

Reception and cash bar - 6:00 p.m.

Opening remarks from The Women's Fund - 7:00 p.m.

Screening begins promptly after opening remarks.

WHERE:

Gateway Film Center

1550 N. High Street

Columbus, OH 43201

HOST(S):

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

DESCRIPTION:

Told first-hand by some of Hollywood’s leading voices behind and in front of the camera, This Changes Everything is a feature-length documentary that uncovers what is beneath one of the most confounding dilemmas in the entertainment industry – the underrepresentation and misrepresentation of women. It takes an incisive look at the history, empirical evidence, and systemic forces that foster gender discrimination and thus reinforce disparity in our culture. Most importantly, the film seeks pathways and solutions from within and outside the industry, and around the world.

Learn more about the film here.
Watch the trailer here.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

LCLD ALUMNI SPEAKER SERIES - EMBRACING GENERATIONAL DIVERSITY: A COMPLIMENTARY CLE PROGRAM AND RECEPTION

This event is free and open to the public but requires registration.

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

4:00-4:30  Registration

4:30-6:00  Embracing Generational Diversity

6:00-7:00  Happy Hour

WHERE:

Dock 580-The Venue

580 North Fourth Street

Columbus, OH 43215

  • Parking is limited during business hours. It is recommended that you park in a surrounding lot, at a meter, or take an Uber instead.

HOST(S):

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)

DESCRIPTION:

LCLD Alumni Speaker Series 
EMBRACING GENERATIONAL DIVERSITY: A COMPLIMENTARY CLE PROGRAM AND RECEPTION

The law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, in conjunction with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), invite you to join us for a complimentary CLE program and reception.

 The program will include a presentation on Embracing Generational Diversity by special guest Chris De Santis, an LCLD Coach and Specialist in Management and Organization Development.  Chris will discuss the following:

·     Why We Care

·     The Emerging Adult

·     Incongruence

·     The Context

·     The Three Generational Groups: Boomers, GenX, and Millennials

·     The Path Forward

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.50 CLE attorney conduct hours.

SPACE IS LIMITED - RSVP NO LATER THAN AUGUST 22

If you have questions, please contact Kayla Allen at ksallen@vorys.com

REGISTER HERE

THE DIVERSITY DISH: Q IS FOR QUEER

This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:

Monday, August 29, 2019

9:00am - 10:30am

WHERE:

United Way of Central Ohio

360 S Third Street

Columbus, OH 43215

HOST(S):

The Equitas Health Institute

DESCRIPTION:

Join us for our new series, The Diversity Dish.

Networking, free breakfast, and tips for helping your business or organization affirm LGBTQ+ employees, customers, and clients.

Q is for Queer: What does it mean and who should use it? Learn to navigate the multiple meanings, purposes, and understandings of the “Q” in LGBTQ+. Presented by Zoe Fawcett Freggens, Education Manager, Equitas Health Institute.

Download & Print the Full Diversity Dish Schedule to Hang in Your Office