In a world that is constantly evolving, embracing diversity and fostering inclusion has become more important than ever. Recognizing this need, The Rotary Club of Dubuque and Rotary District 5970 are set to host a groundbreaking event – the Cultural Immersion Workshop and Immersion experiences at the Grand River Event Center in Dubuque on Thursday, January 25th, from 9am to 3:30pm.

According to the organizations press release, this workshop is not just another event; it's a movement encouraging individuals, entrepreneurs, and leaders from various sectors to 'get comfortable being uncomfortable.' The program is titled, "Truth be told. I am human," and the aim is to navigate conversations on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Attendees can expect a day filled with valuable insights, as they learn to stand out authentically, expand their cultural vision in life and business, and develop an effective voice in conversations – be it at the executive table, around the kitchen table, or within passionate community discussions.

The Cultural Immersion Workshop feature a diverse cultural informant speaker panel, including prominent community members like Briana Thompson of Vision in Reach Resources and Caprice Jones of Fountain of Youth nonprofit agency. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dubuque, Rotary District 5970, and Northeast Iowa Community College, the workshop registration includes materials, an ethnic lunch, and refreshments throughout the day. The price to attend is $50 for individuals, with special group rates available for 5 or more.

Registration is open to the public, and interested individuals can register here. This is just the beginning, as similar workshops will be held across the state of Iowa through June 2024. For more details, visit the registration website and embark on a journey towards a more inclusive and interconnected community.

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