I am so excited to celebrate Pride Month! We have a lot of activities planned here at PSCU through the efforts of our LGBTQ+ Business Resource Group, PSCUnity, which started with the raising of the Pride flag on June 1 at our St. Petersburg campus – an annual tradition and a visible display of support of our LGBTQ+ employees and industry colleagues.
Celebrating Pride Month, as well as other affinity months throughout the year, is a wonderful way to help employees feel included in the workplace, but there is much more that we can do to integrate DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) into an organization. The field of DEI is expansive, and with so much that can be done, it is often difficult to know what to do or where to start. Instead of looking at all that can be done, I have found that it can be helpful for credit unions to instead focus on what should be done and when.
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