AWARDS

PPDC Diversity and Inclusion Awards are given to businesses, companies, agencies, organizations AND THE NEWEST AWARD THE FANNIE MAE DUNCAN LEGACY AWARD in the Pikes Peak region with inclusive internal operations and civic engagement activities. PPDC LOOKS FOR INCLUSIVE organizational policies and benefits, and commitment to diversity training, education, and volunteerism at all operational levels. All entities, no matter how big or how small, from the public, private, TO nonprofit sector CAN APPLY.  ORGANIZAGTIONS APPLY AND ARE JUDGED BY SPECIFIC CRITERIA.  This year, our judges were CJ MOORE, GARY PEACOCK, CLIF NORTHAM AND TERESSA HILL.

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Dr. Regina Lewis, PhD

FANNIE MAE DUNCAN EVERYBODY WELCOME LEGACY AWARD IS AN INDIVIDUAL THAT HAS A BLUEPRINT THAT CANNOT BE MATCHED.  SHE IS A WELL-KNOWN SPEAKER AND DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CHALLENGER.  SHE IS WELL SOUGHT AFTER TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCES AND ORGANIZATIONS.  SHE MOST RECENTLY COMPLETED A PROGRAM CALL CEID, WHICH IS CULTURAL EXCELLENCE; IDEAS AND DIALOGUE WORKSHOP, WHICH HELPS EMPLOYEES TO IDENTIFY AND CHALLENGE UNCONSCIOUS BIAS.  FANNIE MAE DUNCAN WOULD BE PROUD TO PRESENT THIS AWARD OF HER LEGACY OF EVERYBODY WELCOME IN TEACHING AND INCLUSIVENESS, PLEASE CONGRATULATE, DR. REGINA LEWIS, PhD

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KEITH R. BARNES, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DIVERSITY EQUITY & INCLUSION

RAISING THE BAR AWARD IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT  THEMSELVES WELL ROUNDED.  THEY HAVE AN ESTABLISHED DIVERSITY COUNCIL AND EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUPS.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION.  CONTINUAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICES IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ARE FROM THE TOP DOWN. THEY HAVE AD&I TASK FORCE WHOSE MISSION IS TO FOSTER A CULTURE OF FINANCIAL, SOCIAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP. THIS ORGANIZATION IS ALWAYS MOVING FORWARD, CHANGING, AND INNOVATING. ONE THING THAT HAS NOT CHANGED IS THEIR DEDICATION TO ENSURING A WORKPLACE THAT RESPECTS INDIVIDUALITY OF EACH OF ITS FACULTY AND STUDENTS. PLEASE CONGRATULATE   PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE.  ACCEPTING THE AWARD IS KEITH R. BARNES, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION.