DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION SPEAKER SERIES
In honor of historic holidays and events, we are tuning into an incredible set of speakers and uplifting the voices of those sharing thoughts and insights from often marginalized groups.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
LATINITAS MAGAZINE'S JENNY CASTRO
Hyve DEI is joined by Jenny Castro from Latinitas Magazine, as she shares her research and writing of Desi and daughter Lucie Arnaz. Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball were iconic figures in American entertainment, and their contributions are celebrated during Hispanic Heritage Month for their impact on the entertainment industry.
STEP OUT WALK
Hear from Alan Kissick as he shares his journey of living with type 1 diabetes, and the community support benefits of the ADA. Join us in taking a bold step towards making a difference in the lives of those affected by diabetes. We believe that together, we can create a world where diabetes is no longer a barrier to leading a healthy, fulfilling life.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
100 YEAR JOURNEY TO JUSTICE
Hear from Byron McLain of Foley & Lardner LLP, about his work on Returning Bruce’s Beach, highlighting Los Angeles County’s groundbreaking effort to right historic wrongs by returning the beachfront property wrongfully seized from Black owners a century ago.
GUIDED VIRTUAL TOUR OF STAX MUSEUM
Stax Music launched artists like Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, and Isaac Hayes, amplifying the ambitions of a new generations of Memphis youth.
WATCH A VIRTUAL TOUR AND DISCUSSION OF NMAAM
Hear from The National Museum of African American Music, where pioneering artists like Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles, and Little Richard took part in the Nashville music scene.
AN ORDINARY HERO JOAN TRUMPAUER MULHOLLAND
Joan’s path has crossed with Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and more. Hear stories about her activism in over 50 sit-ins and demonstrations.
HISTORY OF JUNTEENTH AND FREEDMEN'S TOWN
Listen in to Debra Blacklock-Sloan, Historical Research Director for Freedmen’s Town Museum. She talks about the history of Juneteenth and the raise of the Freedmen’s Town as residents built their environment despite the racial climate during Reconstruction and Jim Crow laws.
ALABAMA FORWARD'S EVAN MILLIGAN
An in depth discussion on gerrymandering & equality.
A discussion with Kathy Taylor and our President Steve Ichinaga on Juneteenth.
LOOKING BACK WHILE MOVING FORWARD
Hear from Chip Conley entrepreneur and out-leader, and author of The Rebel Rules: Daring to Be Yourself in Business. Chip shared his experience coming out at 22 in New York City in 1983 in the midst of the early AIDS crisis, and persevering to become founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre, the second largest boutique hotelier in the U.S. at just 26-years old.
A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH JAIME FIVECOAT
Listen to an insightful conversation with LGBTQ+ advocate and influencer, Jaime Fivecoat, as she candidly shares her secret struggles growing up closeted, and the challenges faced by trans youth.
She will delve into her personal story of what it was like to transition in workplace, while highlighting
the opportunities for companies to create safer spaces for LGBTQ+ community members in
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY PANEL DISCUSSION
Listen to our female team members share advice on their own barriers and breakthroughs!