because the world around us is constantly changing. We value experience over expertise. We know firsthand advancing equity requires ongoing learning and committed practice. INCLUSIONACTIONCOLLECTIVE draws on our own diversity of personal + professional DEI experiences and combines them with yours to form a foundation for our collaborative and transformative work.
THE ARTS and story-telling-listening to make real connections between real people
BUSINESS by connecting the dots that move leaders and teams from transactional to transformational DEI strategies
COMMUNITIES by bringing people together around shared passions to spark new and uncommon connections
We get familiar with who you are, why and what you do.
We hold a mirror up to your work culture so you can see what you may not see, then help identify necessary shifts to create the work culture you imagine. We engage your team in inventive "big ideas" thinking then guide them through strategic prioritization and planning to move their best ideas into action.
Achieving your company's DEI goals are 100% reliant on the commitment of individuals to ADVANCE their own DEI learning. That said, if you are in it to pass, get an A or earn credit you are in it for the wrong reasons. If you are in it to make mistakes, ask for help and learn a little more each day, you are in it to win it!
A-cknowledge there is no singular way of doing or being
D-etermine what has shaped your own attitudes and beliefs
V-ow to walk the talk
A-ccrue knowledge outside your cultural comfort zone
N-ormalize curiosity, risk-taking and making mistakes
C-onstruct strategies with, not for underrepresented groups
E-mbed DEI in every business decision you make
BE REAL - bring all of yourself and always
GET CREATIVE - the left brain needs a partner
RISK DISCOMFORT - no one gets it right all the time
LISTEN TO HEAR - with openness comes insight
WELCOME HUMOR - laughing together is golden
BUILD IT TOGETHER - strive to make each other better
MAKE IT MATTER - if you say it, mean it--if you mean it, live it
together we can make a world that works for all, not some.