Workplace Inclusion

“Inclusion is a skilled response to diversity.” Dolezalek, 2008.

BLOG POSTS – See All (and to subscribe via RSS feed)

Celebrating our Heritage

“Latinos Unidos en Fond du Lac” (Latinos United in Fond du Lac) is a community group (youth and adults) that has been working together for a year with the purpose to connect, educate, and empower Latinos in our county. In September, the group hosted a Celebration of Independence event. This was a cultural event to […]

Business Success Interviews

From August 2014 – October 2015, local researchers from UW-Extension and Ripon College met with 35 Fond du Lac County entrepreneurs who shared their start-up and business experiences, challenges, and successes. All participants were African-American, Asian, Latino, Native American, and/or immigrants. This Business Success Interviews Infographic Report shows that these business owners are similar to other […]

Latino father and two young sons sitting together in front of a house
Latino Family Group Interviews

The most recent census recorded a 123% increase in the Latino population in Fond du Lac County between 2000 and 2010. In an effort to learn more about these newcomers, Fond du Lac County held five structured conversations with about 50 Latino residents in the winter of 2012. The results are presented in this Latino […]


To see this presentation in a full-screen view (recommended), click on the arrow in the bottom center, and then click on “More” in the bottom-right corner to see the Full Screen option. In the Full-Screen view, continue clicking the bottom-center arrow.


Presentation to Leadership Fond du Lac 2012 (PDF, 2.53MB – Includes survey results of 341 respondents in 3 companies)

New Economy of Inclusion (PDF, 2 pgs., 318 KB) June 9, 2011 handout for City of Fond du Lac Supervisory Employees and City Council describing local workforce trends, inclusion, and the employer survey.

Culture Change: Education, Business, Inclusion (January 19, 2011 presentation to the Leadership Fond du Lac class about visible & non-visible dimensions of diversity and how learning organizations approach talent retention and attraction.)

Creating Workplace Cultures for the Future (Sept. 2010 presentation slides detailing labor force predictions for Fond du Lac County, results of the talent attraction and retention survey locally, and how inclusion is being applied locally as a strategy for attracting and keeping the best talent.)

Attracting Diverse Talent Steering Committee Final Report (PDF, 9 pgs., 58 KB) April 2010 report detailing the results of a survey of large county businesses regarding their talent attraction and retention efforts of diverse workers, follow-up focus groups with employers and employees, and analysis focusing on inclusion. Co-authored by Aurora Health Care, Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce, Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation, Moraine Park Technical College, and UW-Extension.

Click Below to Share