DE&I Deep Dive

This session is separately bookable at time of registration 

Advance DE&I in State & Local Government

Wednesday December 8, 2021: 07.30am – 09.15am

 

Before the second conference day begins, this interactive deep dive session will allow you to spend time engaging in a smaller group. This is your best opportunity to uncover how State & Local Governments are overcoming the biggest challenges associated with driving DE&I and building culture of inclusion

07.30

07.45

Registration & Networking

Deep Dive Leader’s Welcome and Introduction

07.50

Discover: How the City of Philadelphia is Re-imagining the Hiring Process in the Public Sector & to Drive Engagement & Equity

  •  Making government sector jobs more accessible and attractive to diverse communities; building closer ties with stakeholders; establishing our employment brand and value proposition
  • Leveraging information and using data to drive recruitment strategies that engage diverse and young talent, and examining traditional barriers to inclusion by rethinking job specifications and degree requirements.
  • How the City of Philadelphia is breaking away from traditional hiring practices to create flexibility and agility; expanding bridge positions to fill critical needs

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Michael Zaccagni
Chief Human
Resources Officer
City of Philadelphia

08:10

Discover: Rethinking How to Develop an Effective D&I Division in Local Government

  • Ensuring that diversity is welcomed and appreciated in our cities, counties and states
  • Establishing a diversity, equity and inclusion division that includes upholding public safety, supporting minority business and recruiting a workforce that reflect your community
  • How the City of Irvine built its diversity, equity and inclusion strategy from the ground up

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Jimmee Medina
Director of Human
Resources &
Innovation
City of Irvine

08.30

Develop: What More Can We Learn from the People Leaders Creating Cultures of
Inclusion in Local Government?

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

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Jimmee Medina
Director of Human
Resources &
Innovation
City of Irvine

Michael Zaccagni
Chief Human Resources Officer
City of Philadelphia

08.50

Action: How Are You Now Going to Transform Your Approach to DE&I in Your Organization?

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

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09:10

Deep Dive Leader’s Conclusion

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