• Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Hosts Three-Part Training Series, Courageous Conversations: How to Discuss Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Work

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a virtual three-part series, “Courageous Conversations: How to Discuss Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Work”, presented by The Slone Group. This three-part virtual series will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each Thursday beginning July 15 through July 29. The series is sponsored by Mississippi Power and in partnership with The Legacy Business League and Gulf Coast Business Council.

    This three-part series will dive into how to:
    • Racial Equality vs. Racial Equity
    • Addressing Racism in the Workplace
    • Non-Racism vs. Anti-Racism
    • Understanding Privilege & More

    “The Chamber is honored to have the opportunity to provide diversity and inclusion education and training to the business community through this series. With last summer’s series being such a success, we felt it was imperative to continue delivery resources that have a true impact,” said Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber CEO, Adele Lyons.

    The series will host keynote speaker, Ronnie L. Slone, Founder and President of The Slone Group, an organizational development and training consulting firm based in the Greater New Orleans area. Slone has over 30 years of experience in operations management, human resources, training and professional staffing with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike.

    This opportunity is complimentary and open to the public. If you are a small business owner wanting to develop your team, this is for you. Whether you think you understand diversity and inclusion or you do not know where to begin, join us. Register here: https://mscoastchamber.com/events/calendarcatgid/6