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The Diversity & Inclusion Blog. We post about diversity events, programs and initiatives as well as diversity committee and employee engagement group work as well. If you would like to see your program or event highlighted here Email: dio@umassmed.edu 

Veterans Employee Resource Group

Posted On: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Posted By: Sibgha Javaid, Intern DIO Tags: Employee Resource Groups, Veterans

This group aims to support veterans of all branches within the armed forces. Members may be veterans, Reserve or National Guard members, family members of a veteran or simply an individual who desires to support members. The group provides insights to community needs, helps to strengthen the patient experience of veterans and supports the recruitment, retention and career mobility of veterans.

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UMass Run 4 Vets - Nov 4

Posted On: Friday, October 06, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Employee Resource Groups, Veterans Comments count

Call for Names - Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Hosted by the Veterans Employee Resource Group

Posted On: Thursday, May 04, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Veterans

The Veterans Employee Resource Group will host a wreath presentation and remembrance ceremony, in conjunction with the Interfaith Employee Resource Group, on May 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM on the University Campus Quad at the flag poles. We encourage all members of the UMass Memorial and Medical School communities to participate by offering names of your family members, friends or loved ones who gave their lives in service to our country.

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Panel Discussion Hiring Veterans with Disabilities

Posted On: Friday, November 04, 2016 Posted By: Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee, Diversity Office Tags: Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee, Disabilities, Veterans Comments count

11th Annual Veterans Inc. Stand Down

Posted On: Friday, June 03, 2016 Posted By: Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee Tags: Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee, Veterans

It is the beginning of summer and it is not about defeat; it’s about the-feet!  Everyone should have low cut socks and flip-flops to help make their way through hot summer days. Clean, new, unused socks and flip-flops are needed for men, women, and children.  Donations will be collected over the next two weeks and delivered to Veterans Inc. on July 16th.

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