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    2015 Cumberland Valley SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference

    Date: May 15, 2015, 7:00am – 11:00am
    Homewood Suites, 1650 Pullman Lane, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
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    2015 Cumberland Valley SHRM Diversity Conference


    FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015

    7:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    $25.00 Members  $30.00 Non-Members

    Fee includes continental breakfast

    Homewood Suites, 1650 Pullman Lane, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

    Pending HRCI Credits


    Tonya Leary

    Unconscious and Implicit Biases in the Workplace"

    • Unconscious and Implicit Biases – What is it? 
    • What does it look like in the workplace?  How might it affect decisions and behaviors?
    • How to interrupt ways of thinking by raising awareness and exposing ways in which unconscious and implicit bias creates and reinforces barriers to opportunity.  


    Keith Thirion/Jer Welter, Esq.,

    • Gain an understanding of who lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are and issues of discrimination
    • Learn about state and federal anti discrimination laws and policies protecting LGBT people in the workplace
    • Become familiar with best practices in developing workplaces inclusive of LGBT people.

    Rodney G. Rose, Esq./Catharine Fleming

    “New Class of Employee”

    • The Disabled Workforce – Training and Employment of Individuals with disabilities, How goodwill prepares the disabled for inclusion into the normal workforce
    • Disadvantaging Conditions – Poverty, Transportation, Housing, Criminal Backgrounds and overcoming these obstacles to create successful employees
    • Goodwill – A conduit for trained, work ready individuals with disabilities and disadvantaging conditions, for your Workforce.

    To register by Wednesday 5/13/15:

    Email Linda Blontz at 

    Interested in being a sponsor?  Check out our Diversity & Inclusion page