Category: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

September 2021 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in September include National Deaf Awareness Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Autumnal Equinox, Semini Atzeret, and […]

July 2021 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in July include Rochester Pride, Canada Day, Independence Day, and Eid al-Adha. Rochester Pride While June is celebrated as Pride […]

Keep Going: GSWNY Celebrates Pride Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Pride! Throughout June, we’ll share more about the history of Pride, as well as highlights from LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture, highlights of community members, tips for allies, as well as local resources. If you’ve been keeping […]

Tips for Allyship: GSWNY Celebrates Pride Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Pride! Throughout June, we’ll share more about the history of Pride, as well as highlights from LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture, highlights of community members, tips for allies, as well as local resources. As we’ve covered in […]

Celebrating Juneteenth

What is Juneteenth? “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.” These words, known as General Orders No. 3, were read by General Gordon Granger in Galveston, Texas. While the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation […]

Pop Culture: GSWNY Celebrates Pride Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Pride! Throughout June, we’ll share more about the history of Pride, as well as highlights from LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture, highlights of community members, tips for allies, as well as local resources. The last 20 years […]

People: GSWNY Celebrates Pride Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Pride! Throughout June, we’ll share more about the history of Pride, as well as highlights from LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture, highlights of community members, tips for allies, as well as local resources. Last week we learned […]

History: GSWNY Celebrates Pride Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Pride! Throughout June, we’ll share more about the history of Pride, as well as highlights from LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture, highlights of community members, tips for allies, as well as local resources. Pride celebrations can find […]

Food: GSWNY Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! While we aren’t able to highlight every one of these amazing and diverse cultures, each week will feature an overall theme with related information. For our final week, we’re covering […]