"OUR STORIES", Fostering Conversations that Ignite Change is this year's conference theme. Storytelling is a unique and powerful way to teach, persuade and understand ourselves and others. It is a uniquely human trait and has been with us nearly as long as we've been able to speak. Whether it evolved out of necessity or was simply a by-product of our own intellectual development, stories are deeply embedded in our DNA. Across time and across cultures, stories have proven their worth not just as works of art, historical perspective or amusement, but as catalysts for change. Come listen and learn while you share your story, setting aside judgements and biases and exploring the possibilities that come when we are truly connected.

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Diversity Leadership Alliance is the premier Diversity Education organization in Arizona. We provide thought-provoking Diversity training, leadership guidance and continued support to help cultivate an inclusive community where each individual is valued and respected. Sharing our Stories Diversity Leadership Alliance in 201.
             

"Stories are the communal currency of humanity." -- Tahir Shah, in Arabian Nights Storytelling is a unique and powerful way to teach, persuade, and understand ourselves and others. It is a uniquely human trait and has been with us nearly as long as we’ve been able to speak. Whether it evolved out of necessity or was simply a by-product of our own intellectual development, stories are a deeply embedded in our DNA. Across time and across cultures, stories have proved their worth not just as works of art, historical perspective or amusement, but as catalysts for change. We all love stories; sharing some of our favorite experiences or finding ourselves in another’sadventures. It may be a tale of victory after overcoming impossible odds or simply a memorable moment that happened to us in passing. Nevertheless, storytelling allows us to learn about ourselves and others and what is possible. So, 2019 will be all about Sharing Our Stories, setting aside judgments and biases, listening and learning, and exploring the possibilities for tomorrow.

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2018 DLA AWARD RECIPIENTS
 
 

Angela Hughey

Co-Founder & President
ONE Community
 

Chip Cardenas

Mentor
New Pathways for Youth



 

Jacque Starks

Diversity Coordinator
Maricopa County Community College

Jezreel Ramirez

Program Administrator
Dept of Veterans Affairs

 
 


Yaser Ali

Founder
Greater Arizona

Dr. Neal Lester

Director
Project Humanities ASU

   
  2018 Inclusive Workplace Award Winners

       
Arizona Complete Health

Equal Opportunity Department
City of Phoenix
   
 2018 Youth Inclusion Leader Award Winner
 
Abril Morales

Camelback High School

 
 
 
 
 
Chip Cardenas Mentor New Pathways for Youth





Yaser Ali Founder Greater Arizona


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