Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are groups of employees that form with a common bond, a shared characteristic or life experience. They provide support, help with career or personal development, and work to address issues inside and outside of the workplace. Who can be involved? ANYONE! Full or part time staff are encouraged to engage with ERG’s. All ERG’s are open to everyone whether you are learner, supporter, or ally. The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas currently have 3 ERGs:
Women Empowered (WE) - Women's ERG
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in 2020, Campeones Unidos hosted our first ever KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Discussion Panel for YMCA staff and the community at large. Legal and law enforcement experts shared their experiences, expertise, and voices as related to immigration, visas, traffic stops, and detainment in an eye-opening virtual experience.
View the discussion here:
On September 15, YMCA staff attended the temporary Say Their Names Memorial at Klyde Warren Park. For more information about this memorial, visit: www.saytheirnamesmemorials.com
In the wake of a relenting pandemic coupled with the murder of George Floyd, The Dallas Y hosted its first “Breaking the Silence” event to give Black staff the opportunity to share their experiences. So what has happened in Dallas, in Texas, and in the Y since then? What is the Black experience like 1 year later? Listen to the Recording