#GSWDS2020

The Impact of Leadership Diversity On Policy and Legislative Efforts in the United States

17 Sep 2020
10:00 am

The Impact of Leadership Diversity On Policy and Legislative Efforts in the United States

Description

This session will provide informative content regarding the need for greater leadership diversity at the local, state, and federal policy levels. The session will discuss the impact of institutional racism and discrimination on leadership diversity and the ideological composition of legislative initiatives.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply and communicate an understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice

  • Use and translate research evidence to inform and improve practice, policy, and service delivery

  • Apply critical thinking to analyze, formulate, and advocate for policies that advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice