Registration is now open for the ICSEW-BRG Joint Allyship Gathering

You’re Invited! BRG-ICSEW Allyship Gathering: Lifting Every Voice Join Washington State’s Business Resource Groups (BRGS) and the Interagency Committee of State Employed Women (ICSEW) for an interactive, virtual gathering on intersectional allyship! Register early here:  BRG-ICSEW Allyship Gathering: Lifting Every Voice The gathering takes place on 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Special Instructions: Please add your…

How to Be a Good Ally

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the Washington State Employee Assistance Program Newsletter (Adapted from the Department of Enterprise Services’ “DES Daily” blog) Creating a supportive and accepting environment allows everyone to bring their true selves to work. We can extend our recognition of Pride Month and commit to supporting LGBTQ+ folks all year-round,…

RAIN Seeks Outstanding Agency Nominations

Deadline for submissions is close of business Friday, May 22 Does your state agency do outstanding inclusion and diversity work? The Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network, (RAIN) business group is seeking nominations for its RAIN Outstanding Agency Award. Formed in 2016 under Gov. Jay Inslee’s Directive 16-11, this state LGBTQ+ business resource group helps establish…

April is Diversity Month: A Message from Your State Business Resource Groups

“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” -Audre Lorde  Washington State’s six Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are excited to present the following message in celebration of Diversity Month. During Diversity Month, the business resource groups wish to generate awareness about the intersectionality of characteristics that make…