Los Angeles Developed Diversity Training Reaches Volunteers in American Samoa

Los Angeles volunteer Raini Hatchett teaches Diversity Training to disaster responders, as a part of the response operation in American Samoa  By Anna Laine, Sr. Volunteer Engagement Specialist Recently, a new diversity training, developed in collaboration with the Red Cross Los Angeles Region’s PrepareSoCal campaign, Los Angeles Region staff and Red Cross national headquarters, was launched nationwide—and is now being incorporated into...

Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Red Cross in LA

By Jarrett Barrios, Los Angeles Region CEO In the fall of 2017, at the request of our national office, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region convened a region-wide committee focused on diversity and inclusion. We were happy to do so—because diversity and inclusion, in Los Angeles, is our strength. I got started. First, I needed to identify a chair for the committee from the Regional Board of Directors.  Our board is diverse—representing...

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