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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
(Light breakfast and lunch provided)

Doors open at 8:30 with workshop starting at 9 a.m

Event Description

Unpacking Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Alexis James, Director of Training and Organization Development, Cascade Employers Association

If your organization is ready to take on the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion but feels apprehensive about where to begin, this is the workshop for you. This workshop unpacks common definitions, systems, and frameworks that can de-center dominant culture and create an inclusive environment for marginalized identities.

This workshop is made possible with support from The Ford Family Foundation! 

About the Presenter

Alexis James, Cascade Employers Association

Alexis James is a longtime educator and innovator. She supports Cascade members in activating contemporary responses to leadership development and employee needs through training, coaching, and team building. As a former classroom teacher, she is an engaging and empathetic trainer at meetings, board trainings, and mediations. Prior to joining the Cascade team, she was the Program Director at a statewide literacy nonprofit, where she specialized in creating an inclusive culture through supervision training, data analysis, and diversity, equity, and inclusion implementation. Alexis is a native Oregonian, earning her Master’s Degree from Lewis & Clark College.


NAO hosts this event in partnership with Siuslaw Vision


$15 NAO Members
$30 Nonmembers

NAO Members must be logged in to receive automatic discounted rate when registering.
Contact or 503-239-4001 ext. 123 if you are having difficulties registering.


February 12th, 2020 8:30 AM   through   2:00 PM
Best Western Pier Point Inn
85625 US-101 Hwy
Florence, OR 97439
Event Fee(s)
Price $ 30.00
Event Particulars
City Florence
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Human Resources, Leadership Development
Presenter Alexis James
Event Region South Coast
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding

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