The Diversity and Inclusion Committee provide County employees with learning and development opportunities throughout the year.   These opportunities come in the form of D&I events, training, articles in our internal newsletter, or resources.  

Check out some of the resources below.  Want to add to it? Email diversity&[email protected]

Resources On Race In America

The Johnson County Diversity and Inclusion Committee compiled a list of our top-ten recommended media about race- including books, documentaries, podcasts, articles, videos, and essays - to help employees seek out information, develop a more comprehensive view of the issues, and become better allies.

Articles

Learn disability etiquette tips, LGBTQ basics, or test yourself for hidden bias.

 

Disability Etiquette Tips 

When interacting with a person with a disability it is important to be mindful of how best to do so, depending on his or her disability.  These etiquette tips will help you in your relationship with a person with a disability.

 

 LGBTQ 101

Learn about inclusive language, LGBTQ basics, discrimination fast facts and more from OneIowa, a LGBTQ equality organization.    

 

Project Implicit 

The mission of Project Implicit is to educate the public about bias and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the internet. Project Implicit scientists produce high-impact research that forms the basis of our scientific knowledge about bias and disparities.

Videos

Checkout the LGBTQ 101 presentation from OneIowa or the Disability Sensitivity training video.  

LGBTQ 101 Presentation by OneIowa

Disability Sensitivity Training

 

E-Learning

Johnson County employees interested in learning more about diversity, inclusion, microagressions in the workplace, and unconscious bias, please email  diversity&[email protected]