The Michigan Diversity Council Presents the Inaugural National Native American Summit

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November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC) presents the National Native American Summit taking place on Tuesday, November 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. The event, in partnership with the National Diversity Council (NDC) will focus on the theme “Standing Together and Taking Action.”

The summit will include a keynote address from The Rush Group Founder and CEO, Andra Rush, general panel discussions, and breakout sessions that focus on the Native American/Indigenous community and diversity, equity and inclusion topics. Title sponsors include Flagstar Bank and Spectrum Health; the gold sponsor is Consumers Energy and the silver sponsors include Canada, Doctors Without Borders, Michigan University, New Jersey Resources and USAA.

This inaugural summit will address and educate organizations on their efforts to foster outreach and inclusion of Native American/Indigenous people. In addition, it will serve as a platform for organizations, leaders and individuals to share their stories, experiences, best practices and contributions in increasing Native American/Indigenous representation and creating a more equitable and inclusive workplace.

Angeles Valenciano, Chief Executive Officer of the National Diversity Council recognizes the importance of honoring the heritage of Native American/Indigenous people.

“Through this inaugural summit, we want to pay tribute to the accomplishments and legacy of the many Native communities and cultures,” said Valenciano. “This is about hearing the true narratives, experiences and celebrating the vast diversity of Native American/Indigenous people.”

Dennis Kennedy, founder and Board chairman of the National Diversity Council encourages all to attend this summit to promote greater inclusion and learn equitable best-practices.

“As a diversity, equity and inclusion organization, it is our mission to promote greater understanding of other cultures and experiences,” said Dennis Kennedy, the founder and board chairman of the National Diversity Council. “We hope this event allows organizations and attendees the platform to network and bring best-practices back to their workplaces and communities.”

To attend the virtual summit, please register at the following link: https://bit.ly/3ym2Yno. To learn more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities, please contact ivy.hunter@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

About the Michigan Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in diversity and inclusion. The Michigan Diversity Council is under the umbrella of the National Diversity Council. More information about the council is available at: http://michigandiversitycouncil.org/

About The National Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. More information about the National Diversity Council is available at: www.nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

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KEYWORDS: Michigan Diversity Council, diversity, equity, inclusion, National Diversity Council, Native Voices, Native Americans, indigenous people, Leadership, Native American History Month

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