June 19, 2019

TOMORROW: Select Committee to Hold Hearing on Cultivating Diversity & Boosting Staff Retention in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chair Derek Kilmer (D-WA) of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress announced that the Select Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, June 20th titled “Cultivating Diversity and Improving Retention Among Congressional Staff.”

 

WHEN:

Thursday, June 20th

2:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:

2253 Rayburn House Office Building

The meeting will be livestreamed here.

 

WHAT:

The Select Committee will hold a hearing titled “Cultivating Diversity and Improving Retention Among Congressional Staff” with three expert witnesses who can speak to industry best practices on how to recruit and retain a diverse staff in Congress.

 

The experts will share best practices and discuss ways that Congress can recruit the best and brightest minds from across the country, while ensuring those currently working for the legislative branch have the resources and support necessary to build a career in public service.

 

WHO:

Alexander Alonso
Chief Knowledge Officer, Society for Human Resource Management

Laura Liswood
Author, The Loudest Duck; Moving Beyond Diversity While Embracing Differences to Achieve Success at Work

Kwasi Mitchell
Principal and Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte Consulting

 

RSVP:

Media interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Danielle Stewart.

 

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