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☷ City of Reno Nevada - The City of Reno releases  a statement on Diversity Equity  and Inclusion 15 April 2022

☷ City of Reno Nevada - The City of Reno releases a statement on Diversity Equity and Inclusion 15 April 2022

City of Reno , state Nevada
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   The City of Reno has issued the following statement regarding Diversity , Equity and Inclusion ( DEI ) :  
   There has been a lot of conversation on social media regarding a City of Reno employee training event on April 14 . Focused on the topic of Diversity , Equity , and Inclusion ( DEI ) , the event featured U . S . Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and former Governor and current University of Nevada , Reno President Brian Sandoval , two groundbreaking Nevada leaders with over 30 years of service to the great State of Nevada .
   This was not a political event or rally , and attendance at the event was not mandatory . Off - duty employees who chose to participate were compensated per their respective bargaining agreements .
   In September 2021 , the City of Reno launched the One City , Many Voices Speaker Series for employees . The Speaker Series provides employees with the opportunity to learn about various speakers’ perspectives and lived experiences , while having critical conversations about how we can better serve our growing and diverse community .
   Other past events have included:
   Beyond the Buzzwords: Diversity , Equity , and Inclusion
   with the Adjutant General for the Nevada National Guard , Major General Ondra L . Berry
   Latino ( Mis ) Representation in Media
   with a panel of Latino media professionals including Anya Arechiga , Juan Briones , Claudia Cruz , Andrea Esparza , and Luis Latino
   A Structure of Belonging
   with Grant Denton , Executive Director of the Karma Box Project
   The Past Isn ' t Even Past: Resisting History to Mitigate Bias
   with Zelalem Bogale , Attorney and Adjunct Professor at the University of Nevada , Reno
   Setting the Table: Strategies for Preparing your Workplace for Diversity
   with Tyre Gray , Attorney and President of the Nevada Mining Association
   Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity . What ' s the Difference?
   with Jeromy Manke , President of the Our Center Board of Directors
   Leadership is Female
   with Emily Jaenson , Sports Executive and Host of the Leadership is Female podcast
   The City of Reno employee training event on April 14 was the eighth in the series .
   Catherine Cortez Masto , a currently sitting Senator representing the State of Nevada , is the first woman from Nevada and the first Latina ever elected to the United States Senate . Brian Sandoval served as the 29th Governor of Nevada and is the first person of Hispanic descent to serve as the U . S . District Judge for the District of Nevada , Nevada Attorney General , Nevada Governor , and University of Nevada President . Together these speakers have more than three decades of public service to the State of Nevada and provide unique perspectives on the changing Nevada landscape in terms of diversity , equity , and inclusion .
   Diversity , Equity , and Inclusion are not just words . They are the fabric of who we as an organization strive to be . The way we treat each other matters and is critical to achieving the City’s mission of “Creating a community that people are proud to call home . ” The City will continue to invest in training opportunities for all employees and we look forward to future events and critical conversations .
   

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