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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Webinar Series 2020
Webinar Series Overview:
As our communities become more diverse and the employees who staff our credit unions become more diverse, it is important to have a strong understanding of what diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is and what it means for your credit union. This webinar series will discuss what DEI is, why it is important for your credit union and explore best practices to best serve your members and community.
Session 1 Description: The WHY of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion October 27, 2020
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is not new to credit unions. Used effectively, DEI carries the potential to help deliver on the mission and values of your credit union, while also enhancing performance. According to CUNA, over the past five years, 61% of the credit union industry’s growth has come from multicultural consumers. The changing consumer landscape represents an opportunity and competitive advantage for credit unions
As part of this webinar we will explore further the WHY of DEI and strategies and tools to put the principles of DEI into action in your credit union and the communities you serve.
Session 2 Description: The Business Case for DEI November 19, 2020
Issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion matter! Data shows, that diverse teams produce better results — from the ability to attract, and retain employees, to generating stronger financial returns. In this session we will address how DEI can strengthen the competitive advantage and relevance of credit unions while deepening alignment with our core mission and values, “people helping people.”
Session 3 Description: DEI in Action – Best Practice Examples December 15, 2020
To truly be successful in implementing and acting on DEI initiatives, it will take commitment and understanding from every level of your organization especially leadership. In this session we will hear from 2 credit union practitioners on their experience and journey in advancing DEI efforts and working to create a more inclusive culture.