Lead Researcher – Arin N. Reeves
January 2014

As organizations of all types gear up to celebrate different identities including race/ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation during identity history/celebration months, the questions around what to do, how to make it different, how to ensure effectiveness, etc. abound in workplaces, especially for professionals in the Diversity & Inclusion arena who are often charged with the responsibility of making these celebrations happen.

A couple of years ago, Nextions was approached by a group of senior Human Resources executives who were seeking to change their organizations’ approaches to the celebration of months honoring different identities because the engagement levels around these celebrations were beginning to wane.

Think Smarter. Lead Better.

  • 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
  • America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

    Louis D. Brandeis
  • Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.

    Walter Lippmann
  • Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

    Malcolm Forbes
  • Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to be room for healthy growth.

    Theodore Roosevelt