State of Inclusivity Conference 2021

August 5, 2021


This one day experience brings together people from many disciplines and walks of life who seek to make their beloved community or organization a model for inclusive excellence. Workshop presentations are informative and interactive, providing participants with diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and resources for personal implementation and throughout organizations. We aim to explore themes related to addressing & mitigating biases, shining a spotlight on inequity, action steps for getting to a place of unity, and ways we can be better allies to historically oppressed groups.

Proposal Format

Presentations should take the form of workshops that will actively engage conference participants.

In 100-500 words, please submit proposals that address the following:


  • Title of Presentation

  • Program description (If your proposal is accepted, this is the text that will be used to market the program.)

  • Presenters and qualifications

  • Learning objectives (You can list objectives as an ending to the following sentence: At the end of this session, participants will be able to…)

  • DEI Category, Strategy or Identity covered in materials (i.e. data shared around the identity of sex assigned at birth, presenting an equity tool for hiring, workshop activity surrounding able bodied privilege, etc.) 

  • Structure of workshop

  • Special technical requirements

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2021 at 5:00PM Central Time

Conference Goals

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