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Download GDN Digital Edition Sept. 5, 2013

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:57.

John travis Holt Aug 29 2013Get the latest edition of GDN in an easy to read and download Adobe PDF version. We provide this service free of charge to or dedicated readers and supporters. We are coming together, all groups, all minorities, to only support companies that find value in supporting disenfranchised communities.Please help us keep this service free by supporting our advertisers.

Public Forum Series Aimed at Developing Creative Strategies for Engaging Political, Cultural and Social Conflicts

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:27.

Launching Monday on the Stanford Campus, SocialxDesign to Host Public Forum Series Aimed at Developing Creative Strategies for Engaging Political, Cultural and Social Conflicts

PALO ALTO, CALIF. -- SocialxDesign -- a social technology consulting firm with offices in Washington, DC and Silicon Valley -- today announced that it will be launching a new global initiative called "Peace by Design" (PxD). Beginning with an interactive forum on Sept. 9 on behalf of the Sikh American community at Stanford University, the initiative will engage leaders around the world on co-creating strategies for engaging conflict across different geographic and political boundaries.

POST-9/11 “TURBAN MYTHS” IN AMERICA

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:26.

New Research Shows Most Americans Misidentify Turban-Wearers In U.S.

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – In a groundbreaking new study titled “Turban Myths,” researchers at SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund) and Stanford University found that 70 percent of Americans misidentify turban-wearers as Muslim (48 percent), Hindu, Buddhist or Shinto.  In fact, almost all men in the U.S. who wear turbans are Sikh Americans, whose faith originated in India.

Construction News and Resources: S&W Ready Mix Concrete named first place winner in Commitment to Environmental Excellence

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:20.

Norfolk, Va. - Company officials proudly announce that S&W Ready Mix Concrete Company's Castle Hayne Plant was recently named as a first place winner of the 2013 Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards. Co-sponsored by Concrete Products magazine and the National Ready Mix Concrete Association, the Environmental Excellence Awards program provides national recognition for companies that provide outstanding environment protection and maintain sound environmental management practices in their operations.

Diversity: more than a business issue

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:16.

It’s time to stop focusing on the business case for workforce diversity and start thinking about the moral, ethical and demographic aspects of the debate. Why? Because positioning diversity as a business issue fails to take account of the tension between individual and collective interests and makes it too easy for firms to argue that they do not need to change.