Dorothy Height Diversity in the Workplace Award

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Dorothy Height Diversity in the Workplace Award

This award recognizes a business within Rock County that demonstrates recognition of the strengths provided by racial diversity through a sustained commitment in the pursuit of cultural diversity, inclusion, and retention in the workplace.

Nominated businesses should lead by example by working to transform our community into a truly inclusive environment where employees are valued for their talent and are able to reach their full potential.

Award Purpose

The purpose of this award is to honor a business for its support of diversity and inclusion in its workplace. This award recognizes businesses leading by example while transforming our diverse community into a truly inclusive environment where employees are valued for their talent and are able to reach their full potential.

Criteria

The business must show a commitment to cultural diversity as a high priority by establishing practices and policies that demonstrates an understanding and respect for a culturally diverse work environment. An explanation of how the business demonstrates a sustained commitment to racial justice is needed supported by examples of policies, practices and commitment to its employees and the impact it has had.

Who is a Candidate?

The YWCA Rock County’s Racial Justice Committee is seeking nominations for an outstanding business that embraces and promotes diversity in the workforce. YWCA Rock County desires to advance the power and the strength of cultural diversity through addressing specific needs of underrepresented employees within the workforce. Nominees must be located in Rock County.

Application Submission Information

 Nominations may be submitted through the form below, with a cover letter to YWCA Rock County, Racial Justice Conference Committee, 1735 S. Washington, Janesville, WI 53546, or sent as an attachment via email to aleavy@ywcarockco.com by September 27th, 2021. The cover letter must include the following information:

  • Nominee’s name, title, organization, and contact information (email & phone)
  • A summary of how the business has demonstrated the specifics associated with the award’s criteria, the impact of its work, and how you (as the Nominator) are aware of this business and its efforts.

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE APPLICATION FORM HERE

Online Nomination

Nominations and supporting documentation can be submitted through this online form.

Mail Nomination

Please print and mail your nomination form and supporting documentation to YWCA Racial Justice Conference Committee at 1735 S. Washington St., Janesville, WI 53546.

Email Nomination

Please print and complete the nomination form and supporting documents. Then, email the form and supporting documents to aleavy@ywcarockco.com.