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Appeasement: Hate Speech and the End of the American Promise

  “Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion” View this in your browser “We should never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was ‘legal’” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. The Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963 “It is not enough that laws prohibit or punish all types of racial discrimination: these laws can be easily gotten around if the community for which they are intended does not fully accept them. To overcome discrimination, a community must interiorize the values that inspire just laws and live out, in day-to-day life, the conviction of equal dignity of all.” ~ Pontifical Commission on Justice and Peace, The Church and Racism: Towards a More Fraternal Society By [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Register Today! ~ Diamond Strategies Programming!

  "Inspiring, Achieving and Celebrating Inclusion" General Electric Human Resources Manager, Joyce Smith, reminds us that, as Ceasar Chavez stated, we need to cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this nation." Register Now! ~ Spring and Summer Culture Quests: 4/23  Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline  9:00am - 12:00pm The Anti-Defamation League defines the School-to-Prison Pipeline as “school policies and procedures that drive many of our nation’s schoolchildren into a pathway that begins in school and ends in the criminal justice system. Behavior that once led to a trip to the principal’s office and detention, such as school uniform violations, profanity and ‘talking back,’ now often [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diamond Strategies ~ Your Diverse Programming Leader

"Inspiring, Achieving and Celebrating Inclusion" In the video to the right, Diamond Strategies' Senior Project Manager, Cassondra L. Whitaker, reminds everyone that we are as diverse, equitable, and inclusive as we help our clients become. We are a majority-minority owned enterprise where women, in particular, play leading roles in helping others move from male/centered transactional cultures, to more consensus-based relational cultures. Education and Leadership Chandler, Arizona - February 26, 2018 The Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) has reaffirmed a commitment to use its influence as a public educational institution to teach students the value of an inclusive community and give them the tools to be culturally competent in our increasingly diverse society. The [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diamond Strategies Contributes to Chandler Diversity and Inclusion Resolution

  In Coordination with Black Mothers Forum, the East Valley NAACP - Arizona, and the Chandler Unified School District, Diamond Strategies (CUSD) helped revise and complete the following Diversity and Inclusion Resolution, which was voted upon and passed unanimously by the CUSD Board on Wednesday, February 14th.  We look forward to continuing our work with CUSD to provide a diverse, inclusive, equitable, excellent, and safe environment for our students. “We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation.” — Cesar Chavez Our mission is to be the catalyst our clients are looking for to assist them in creating [...]

By | February 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black by Popular Demand: New Black Leadership for a New Era

".... Leadership is not about a title or designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration.”   ~ Robin S. Sharma A Program Collaboration Date: February 27 / Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Brophy College Preparatory (Harper Great Hall), 4701 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012 Our Motivation Diamond Strategies is devoted to inspiring, achieving, and celebrating inclusive leadership. Brophy College Preparatory is committed to developing “men for others.” Together we acknowledge the need to merge our missions during this Black History Month, by illuminating members of a new, dynamic cadre of Black leaders, who are answering the call for new servant leadership. Our Action Diamond Strategies and Brophy College Preparatory offer this timely [...]

By | February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Future is Now, Let us Show you How, with Diamond Strategies

“Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion” White Parents, Black Children: Raising Children of Color in a Divided World Culture Quests Training and Staff Development Thematic and Motivational Speaking View this in your browser Events powered by EventBrite Copyright © 2018 Diamond Strategies, All rights reserved. You are receiving this email because you signed up for our newsletters on our site. Our mailing address is:                                                                   Diamond Strategies, LLC. 480-366-5980 60 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 900                                                                                                                                 Tempe, AZ 85281 Add us to your address book

By | February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Culture Quest~Black Millennial America~Register Today!

  “Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion” Black Millennial America Saturday, February 3, 2017 (9:00am to 12:00pm) 60 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 900 Tempe, AZ 85281 Phone: 480-366-5980 Email: info@strategiesllc.com Continental Breakfast and Parking in the Hayden Ferry Lakeside Structure at 60 E. Rio Salado Tempe, AZ 85281 ~ Validation Included (Led by award-winning historian, educator, and speaker,  Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker) Learn what you have always wanted to know in an intimate and positive space! "Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion" View this in your browser By Diamond Strategies Please join us for our 10th and final Black History and Life Culture Quest on February 3, 2018.  The topic will be Black [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Black History Month Pricing! White Parents, Black Children: Raising Children of Color in a Divided World

  White Parents, Black Children: Raising Children of Color in a Divided World March 24, 2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM MST Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center 4520 N. Central Avenue, Suite 600 Phoenix, Arizona 85012 A symposium  by Diamond Strategies in collaboration with The Levitt Group “Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion”     View this in your browser In White Parents, Black Children, Dr. Darron T. Smith, argues “despite the long history of troubled and fragile race relations in the United States, some people believe the U.S. may be entering a post-racial state where race no longer matters, citing evidence like the increasing number of transracial adoptions to make this point.” [...]

By | January 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reminder! ~ Culture Quest ~ The Civil Rights Movement

“Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion” The Civil Rights Movement Saturday, December 30, 2017 (9:00am to 12:00pm) Register Today Continental Breakfast and Parking in the CityScape West Parking Lot Validation Included (Led by award-winning historian, educator, and speaker,  Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker) Learn what you have always wanted to know in an intimate and positive space! "Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion" View this in your browser By Diamond Strategies Please join us for our next Culture Quest on December 30, 2017.  The topic will be The Civil Rights Movement.  As our nation continues to grapple with civil rights and social justice, it is right and necessary to pause and allow our history to [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Culture Quest ~ Black America and World War II ~ Register Today!

“Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion” Black America and World War II  Saturday, December 16, 2017 (9:00am to 12:00pm) Register Today Continental Breakfast and Parking in the CityScape West Parking Lot Validation Included (Led by award-winning historian, educator, and speaker,  Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker) Learn what you have always wanted to know in an intimate and positive space! "Inspiring, Achieving, and Celebrating Inclusion" View this in your browser By Diamond Strategies Please join us for our next Culture Quest on December 16, 2017.  The topic will be Black America and World War II.  In "African-Americans fighting fascism and racism, from WWII to Charlottesville," historian Matthew Delmont reminds us that "in July 1943, one [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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