Region of Choice Meeting – February 21, 2023
Based on early feedback, the discussion panel provided valuable insights that will be helpful in refining or creating ERG/BRGs that drive belonging and advancement for Black and Brown talent.
Key Takeaways – View program notes and some key takeaways from today’s meeting. Feel free to combine them with your own notes and share with others in your organization.
Handouts – Thank you to our panelist, Julia Smith, for sharing a template for ERG organizational structure, mission, and benefits.
Wellness Check Wednesday – As Walter Lanier mentioned in our meeting, he is a featured speaker in today’s We Exist program around Milwaukee’s African American Wellness Index. Learn more or register for the program here.
Resources Referenced – Here are links to the two books that were referenced during today’s discussion: 1) The New DEI and ERG Frontier and 2) Supercharge Your ERGs: 18 Tips to Power-Up Your ERG/BRG Strategy.
Connect w/ Panelists – Special thanks to our panelists for their insight and transparency. Feel free to reach out and connect with them on LinkedIn:
- Walter Lanier (AALAM)
- Lirhonda Price (Goodwill Industries)
- Julia Smith (Northwestern Mutual)
- Lucia Galezewski (Rockwell Automation)
Mark Your Calendars
Please mark your calendar for the following ROC Rep Meetings all to be held from 8:30am-10:30am virtually or location TBD:
- April 18 (virtual)
- July 18 (in-person)
- September 19 (virtual)
- November 14 (in-person)