PROMOTE AND SUSTAIN DIVERSITY IN OUR ORGANIZATION?.
Q: How do I introduce our minority inclusion or diversity group to our staff?
A: 1. Do diversity or cultural competence training for your existing staff.
2. Highlight how diversity helps fulfill your mission as an organization.
3. Help others see how diversity fits into the work of the organization.
4. Be intentional about integrating diversity into the many aspects of your work.
Q: How do we ensure diversity among our ancillary workers at tournaments and our vendors?
A: There are many ways to increase diversity among your ancillary workers and vendors, including expanding the networks and the pool from which you get such workers and vendors, encouraging schools to be involved in new ways, and setting up a rotation system for workers. You can also consider diversity when hiring vendors for events or even office services, and when planning other events such as conferences and workshops.
Q: How do we manage and maintain diversity once as we approach and meet our goals?
A: Diversity management should happen from the beginning of your program, with ongoing training and a supportive work environment. You will also want to create opportunities to learn from others about their diversity efforts.
Q: Who would I contact in my community to help with diversity and inclusion issues?
A: 1. Look for organizations in your area that are more diverse or represent under-represented groups.
2. Check with organizations like the Urban League, the NAACP, and other organizations representing minorities and women.
3. Some of these organizations have regional, state, or local offices that can assist you.
4. State or local equal employment opportunity offices may also be a resource.
5. Local colleges may also have some departments, such as cultural study departments, that would be
Q: What are some common mistakes or omissions that I should try to avoid and things to keep in mind?
Q: Who may I contact with questions?
A: The MSI status of a grant application is available on the NIH RePORTER site. If you have questions about MSI status in general, or grant eligibility, or descriptive text/data in grant applications, please contact any of the following
Q: What is the hotel information for in-person guests?
A: The official hotels of the form are:
The Blackstone, Autograph Collection 636 South Michigan Avenue Lobby entrance on East Balbo Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605
Le Méridien Essex Chicago 800 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605
Q: What is the dress code for the Minority Business Economic Forum?
A: The dress code for the Forum, the full day of programming and The Equity Honors Awards Ceremony is business dress. For the VIP Reception, the Chicago Club requires coats and dress shirts with ties optional for men and corresponding dress for women. For the Premier Reception or Community Day, we recommend business casual. And for the Golf Outing, we recommend golfing attire.
Q: Where is the OME located and how do people contact us?
A: The MIT Office of Minority Education (OME) is in Building 4-107 on the MIT Campus located at 77 Massachusetts Ave, in Cambridge, MA, 02139. Our main phone line is 617.253.5010 and our fax is 617.253.9899. You may also email the office at omemit [at] mit.edu (omemit[at]mit[dot]edu).
Q: What are some specific examples of funding opportunities that UNCG has been or will likely be eligible for based on MSI and/or Title III Part A status?
A: No, there is no list of MSIs.
Q: Who is eligible for the Fellowship?
A: The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University is a one-year, full-time, academic degree-granting fellowship designed to prepare physicians, particularly physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, to become leaders who improve the health of historically marginalized populations.
HOW CAN YOU HELP WITH VARIOUS CONCERNS?.
Q: How can I make a hotel reservation?
A: The 2014 National MED Week Conference will be held at the Washington Hilton on July 31 – August 1, 2014. Registration and price details are available under Registration. Rooms are reserved at the Washington Hilton. Reserve your room today!
Q: How can I sponsor the conference?
A: The MED Week conference requires business attire and will be held in Washington, DC in July/August. You can contact the conference management team at MEDWEEK2014@hester-group.com or 1-866-201-6232 with any questions. Sponsoring MED Week provides your company or organization with the opportunity to reach thousands of minority-owned businesses in one location.
Q: How can you help with time management?
A: The OME does extensive formative and summative evaluation and assessments of our signature programs.
Q: How can you help students who have FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?
A: Encourage your student to get involved in activities they are passionate about, but also to leave room to explore other options. Help them to prioritize and scale back commitments as needed to maintain academic success. If your student seems to need support, encourage them to reach out to campus resources like the OME or Student Support Services.
FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW.
Q: How do Fellows receive their stipend?
A: The AC will evaluate an applicant's materials on all listed selection criteria for reapplication. More information can be found on the MFP Application Information Page.
Q: What benefits do Fellows receive?
A: Both the Dissertation Completion Fellowship (DCF) and the Doctoral Fellowship (DF) are awarded for one year. DF Fellows are eligible to reapply and receive the award up to three times. DCF Fellows are eligible to reapply and receive the award up to two times.
Q: What are the criteria used to select Fellows?
A: The MFP-Y application will launch on November 9th. The deadline for the application is January 20, 2016. For more information, visit the MFP Application Information page.
APPLICATION PROCESS AND MFP TRAINING EVENT UPDATES.
Q: How do I create an ID.me account and upload my vaccination status?
A: 1. Go to ID.me and click "Sign Up".
2. Enter your email address and password.
3. Click "Create Account".
4. Follow the instructions to verify your email address.
5. That's it! You can now use your ID.me account to verify your vaccination status or negative test status.
Q: How can I submit my certification application?
A: No, you cannot be certified as an MBE/WBE if your business is headquartered outside of Maryland. You must have an actual, fully functioning business office or site within the state in order to be eligible for certification.
Q: When are the MFP training event dates?
A: Contact our office for guidance. Funding eligibility in these instances will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Q: When can I expect to get an update on my application?
A: No, you cannot submit your application after the deadline.
Q: What internet browser should I use to complete my application?
A: If you want to use the latest versions of the above, you can do so by adding the following to your project's pubspec.yaml file: