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Fast Facts provide key information and statistics that Diversity Councils and ERGs can use in presentations, reports and various communications. Below is a small sampling, to see more, become a member.


Celebrated Dates in November 2018

  • Diwali, November 07, 2018
  • Veterans Day, November 11, 2018
  • November 13th is World Kindness Day
  • International Men's Day, November 19, 2018
  • Thanksgiving, November 22, 2018
  • Small Business Saturday, November 24, 2018
  • Giving Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Making America Rich Again

In a December 2016 report titled "Making America Rich Again: The Latino Effect on Economic Growth" conducted by National Economics Research Associates (NERA), Managing Director Dr. Jeffrey A. Eisenach presents a comprehensive analysis of the contributions that Latino Americans have made to the US economy, based on data from a wide variety of government and private sources. Here are just a few highlights from the study. Hispanics currently wield over 1.3 trillion US dollars in buying power, and the number of affluent households is growing at a faster rate than the overall population. They are creating new businesses faster...

LGBT Federal and State Policy Landscape

  • There is no federal law barring employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • State laws vary widely:
    • In 28 states, you can get fired just for being lesbian, bisexual, or gay.
    • In 30 states, you can be fired for being transgender.
    • ...
  • The majority of Americans (67%) support...

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