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Introduction to the Human Resources Discipline of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) function deals with the qualities, experiences and work styles that make individuals unique (e.g., age, race, religion, disabilities, ethnicity) as well as how organizations can leverage those qualities in support of business objectives.

Business Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Sonia Aranza has dedicated her adult life to delivering one simple but compelling message: Diversity is a leadership competency that provides a competitive business advantage.

Blindspot (book)

These self-perceptions are challenged by leading psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald as they explore the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality.

How CEOs Can Advance Racial Equity

The business case for inclusive growth is not novel. Over the past decade, there have been countless reports and think pieces written to make the case plain to private sector leaders and economic developers.

How Inclusion Matters

For business executives the world over, the COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be one of the greatest leadership tests of their careers.

Glossary of Key Terms

This Glossary has been designed as a “living document” tool to assist in creating a common INTERNAL Diversity & Inclusion language to establish and foster an Environment of Inclusion as a DEI Level Setting Resource.

National CEO Commitment for DEI

Building Gender Diversity on Boards

Why Inclusive Leaders Are Good for Organizations, and How to Become One

6 Characteristics of Inclusive Leaders

Inclusive leaders tend to share six signature traits that not only promote diversity on their teams, but also improve their capacity to innovate and deal with uncertainty, according to a study of inclusive leaders from six locations worldwide.

The Key to Inclusive Leadership

Inclusive leadership is emerging as a unique and critical capability helping organizations adapt to diverse customers, markets, ideas and talent. 

Additional Resources


Dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Dr. Monea T. Abdul-Majeed

Dr. Monea T. Abdul-Majeed offers trainings on courageous conversations, racial equity in the workplace, equity training and more.

Developing Equity Statements

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. 

Diversity and Inclusion Professionals of Central PA

Resource Entity that brings regional diversity professionals together to discuss the day-to-day implementation of initiatives at organizations and institutions within Central Pennsylvania. Members share experiences, resources, and generally connecting on a very specific level.

Confronting Racism Coalition 

The Confronting Racism Coalition (CRC) is a group of volunteer York County residents committed to creating a stronger York by promoting unity, inclusion, and opportunity. The CRC includes community members, law enforcement, civic leaders, elected officials, diversity coordinators, educators, faith leaders, philanthropists and citizens—all committed to a shared mission and vision. The CRC has five work groups: Education, Economic Equity, Inclusive Leadership, Racial Bias, and Welcoming Communities. 

Key Learning Consultants 

Mark Rhodes, a diversity educator and strategist, conducts diversity culture audits and needs analyses, devises strategies and action plans, and facilitates diversity, sexual harassment prevention, multicultural customer service, conflict resolution and inter-group communication workshops.


Racial Equity Institute

National alliance of trainers, organizers, and institutional leaders devoted to the work of creating racially equitable organizations and systems.

Racial Equity Tools

Designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. It offers tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their understanding and to help those working for racial justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities, and the culture at large.

PA Diversity Council

PADC serves as the premier resource for diversity best practices and leadership development in the state of Pennsylvania.