Coming Together for Good

Coming Together For Good

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Our Mission

Through our Coming Together for Good programs, Goodwill Industries provides Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) training and development to businesses throughout Ohio. With a strong team of trainers boasting extensive experience in this field, we are well placed to help our clients and communities grow and thrive. In addition, our talented team can offer unique and customized modules backed by data-driven analysis and broad research.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Education and Training Overview

The customized training we offer is key to ensuring your business can achieve the objective of creating a culture of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging so that your employees feel engaged and connected to your goals. The following training can be done In-person or via Zoom/Teams. They can also be adjusted to fit the length that you prefer. We can also build other topics at your request.


  • Business Case for DEIB

    Discuss how DEI initiatives benefit companies through a wide lens of statistical data and current research on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Explore aligning DEI initiatives with the company’s strategic plan.

  • Implicit/Unconscious Bias

    Raise awareness of unconscious bias and apply strategies to challenge our thinking to minimize the impact of implicit bias. Explore Daniel Kahneman’s theory of system one and system two thinking.

  • Equity vs. Equality

    Explore the differences between Equity and Equality and the importance of recognizing both. Then, understand how equality and equity can be used to achieve fairness.

  • Inclusion

    Lead the conversation on how employees can be more respectful and inclusive as they work with others of differing abilities, backgrounds, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, etc.

  • Addressing Micro-Aggressions

    Identify and measure the impacts of Micro-Aggressions. Discover techniques to minimize the occurrence of microaggressions and ways to respond when someone has been micro aggressive.

  • Pronoun Shift

    Educational programming that seeks to develop employees’ understanding of the components of gender and how to use language as a tool for creating a gender-inclusive world.

  • Emotional Intelligence

    Discuss how to successfully identify and manage your emotions and those of the people around you. Gain emotional insights to understand and implement change.

  • Inequities in Criminal Justice

    Raise awareness of current criminal justice system inequities, how they impact people, and potential ways to address them.

  • Social Class

    Every workplace has social class diversity. This module highlights the different social classes, the experiences individuals from those classes have in the workplace and the benefits of having individuals from every social class in your workplace.

  • De-Stigmatizing Mental Health

    This module highlights the stigmas surrounding mental health, how they impact people, the services they seek/receive, and ways to address them.

  • Diversity in the Workplace

    This module examines the different types of diversity in the workplace, its benefits, and why it’s essential.

  • Generational Diversity

    Did you know that there are currently five generations employed in the workforce? This module examines the different generations, the traits of these generations, stereotypes, and myths about these generations, and ways to help them work together.

  • Inequities in Education

    Raise awareness of inequities in the current education system, how they impact people and potential ways to address them.

  • Allyship and What it Means

    A broad look at how to be an ally to people with a wide range of traditionally marginalized identities.

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