We stand as a catalyst for change by developing educational opportunities to foster understanding, awareness, and involvement.
From a human perspective diversity includes: Race*gender*creed*age*lifestyle*national origin*disability*personality*educational background*processing style*thinking style*energy level*assertiveness level*weight and height*values*political views*marital status*goals & ambitions*likes & dislikes*social status*income level*tenure within an organization*level of position within an organization*geographic origin*management vs. union*rural vs. urban*etc.
Diversity Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month:
October meeting TBD at the Fall APWA Conference November 17, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. December 15, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. January 19, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.
Meeting location will be at the Pierce County conference room:
Tacoma Mall Office Building 4301 South Pine Street Tacoma, WA 98409
Call-in information will be made available prior to each meeting; please contact Kandace Thomas (see members list for contact information)
Come see us at the 2015 Fall APWA Conference!
We will be at the 2015 Fall APWA Conference in Yakima. Stop by our booth to learn more about the Diversity Committee.
Come check out our fun new photo booth displays, take a fun selfie and play a round of put-put golf to enter a drawing for a cool diversity t-shirt, or purchase one for a friend. All t-shirt proceeds are donated to the APWA scholarship fund.
The Diversity Committee will be hosting a panel discussion, please join us to learn more about increasing diversity within your organization.