Thursday, September 5, 2013

Bystander v. Leader

A Board Corner by Jim Clements 

Jim Clements Mount Michael Class of 1995
Diversity and inclusivity are two things that have weighed on my mind a lot lately. These are things I suppose I have always thought about. I consider myself a fairly open-minded person when it comes to those different than me.  The problem is that I was not contributing towards making the community I live in a more diverse and inclusive one. I was mostly patting myself on the back about how really open-minded I was.

So here is a call to action: not only to you, but also to me. I think it is important that we as young professionals hold ourselves accountable in making Omaha a more diverse and inclusive city. Let me tell you a little bit about where I am coming from and the kinds of things I think young professionals need to do in order to make this happen.

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