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4th Annual CEIR Conference

Jun 20, 2016 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Pebbles of Possibilities for Ladders to Opportunities

Join business, government, university, and non-profit leaders from the Southwestern Pennsylvania region to learn about initiatives targeted toward increasing diversity in employment and supplier opportunities for African Americans and people of color.

See stories of success in the premiere of our CEIR video, featuring people and programs that are providing Ladders to Opportunities in our region.

Hear from energetic, inspiring leaders who have experience and ideas to share about how to move forward in three major areas of CEIR focus:

-Aiding those re-entering the workforce, including Ban the Box initiatives

-Providing opportunities for employment and advancement, including the Revised Rooney Rule

-Connecting suppliers with business opportunities, including the Hybrid Rooney Rule

Leave with inspiration for how you can implement proven ideas … connections with those who are making a difference … and energy to move from well-meaning to well-doing.

Featured speakers include Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, and Allegheny Conference on Community Development CEO Dennis Yablonsky. The conference also brings panelists together to share ideas and inspiration, including leaders from Highmark, Massaro Construction, UPMC, Duquesne University, Randall Industries, Rivers Casino, the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, and more.

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