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Bishop Hendricken to host Diversity and Inclusion: A Hawk’s Eye View virtual round table



Bishop Hendricken to host Diversity and Inclusion: A Hawk’s Eye View virtual round table

Raymond M. Williams ’83, Moderator. Click to enlarge.

Bishop Hendricken to host dialogue on diversity and inclusion as part of Opinion Leaders Virtual Round Table

WARWICK, RI (November 16, 2020) – As a leader in Catholic education, Bishop Hendricken High School will host an open dialogue on racial injustice, diversity, inclusion, and other social issues affecting our school and community-at-large as part of Diversity and Inclusion: A Hawk’s Eye View, an Opinion Leaders Virtual Round Table. The event will take place on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 12pm on Zoom.

Format

A panel of opinion leaders within our Hendricken community will discuss various topics and questions presented by a moderator.

Moderator

Raymond M. Williams ’83
Partner, DLA Piper, Philadelphia
National Diversity & Inclusion Partner, DLA Piper
Immediate Past President of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group

Panel

Rex K. Brown ’88
Assistant Director, Supplier Diversity and Governor’s Subcabinet for Business Diversity
Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise, Olympia, WA

Isaac Reyes ’06
Area Manager, Amazon
Operating Partner in Hospitality Management, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro & Red Lobster

Joshua D. Xavier ’06
Associate Attorney, Patridge, Snow & Hahn, LLN, Providence
Focus on employment-related topics

Jamal Gomes ’91
Athletic Director, Bishop Hendricken High School

Kenny Lee ’19
Finance and Applied Mathematics Major, University of Rochester

Jason Onye ’21
Student, Bishop Hendricken High School

Topics of Discussion

  • What does diversity and inclusion look like at Bishop Hendricken now?
  • What are the challenges Bishop Hendricken faces in becoming a truly culturally aware, diverse, and inclusive institution?
  • How can Bishop Hendricken attract, retain, and prepare culturally diverse students for life, work, and family beyond our walls?
  • How can Bishop Hendricken attract and retain a more diverse faculty and staff?
  • What training and resources are available to our faculty, staff and students on topics of equity, diversity, and cultural responsiveness?
  • What are the best practices that should inform our work?

To RSVP

Please RSVP to Mollie Goodwin with your email to receive the Zoom link for the event: mgoodwin@hendricken.com. The link will be shared on Thursday, November 19th.