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APPA DEI Webinar Series:

November 15, 2023
WHAT NOW? STARTING THE DEI JOURNEY –  Lander Medlin, Jamie Gayer, Dr. Dana Gillon, Terri Dautcher

September 13, 2023
Don’t Let Reactions to DEI Blind Side You – Terri Daucher
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July 19, 2023
Building Capacity for DEI & B – Dr. Dana Gillon
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May 17, 2023
From Thin Words to Thick Actions – Keith Woodward

March 15, 2023
Foundational Elements of DEI – Gina Willoughby

Click the image above to watch a video of powerful and genuine responses from some of the attendees at this webinar!


A Design Framework for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Story of the University of Kentucky

Mary S. Vosevich, MBA; Mary Anne Ocampo, MARCH, MAUD; and Kevin R. Locke, AIA, LEED AP, July/August 2023

Addressing DEI in Facility Management Operations

Editor’s Note: Two dozen higher education leaders met in March 2022 for a facilitated discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of APPA’s annual Thought Leaders Series. This article is excerpted from the 2022 APPA Thought Leaders report, From Thin Words to Thick Action: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, available at no charge to APPA members from the APPA Bookstore. 

Thought Leaders symposium participants considered how to address and improve DEI in the operations of facility management departments. Participants believed that progress within the department could have a ripple effect across the institution. “Facilities has a way of touching every unit and group on campus,” stated . . .READ MORE

Technology Impacts on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in FM

Joseph Bocchiaro III, Ph.D., CStd, CTS-DS-I, ISF-C , January/February 2022 FM magazine

Contributions From APPA Regions and Chapters:

ERAPPA Regional Webinar
What does DEI have to do with it
– Mia Love, Stanford University

Video Resources
Shared by Terri Dautcher, Don’t Let Reactions to DEI Blind Side You

How to Have a Voice and Lean Into Conversations About Race

We Need Difficult Conversations – A model to follow

Are Emotions Contagious in the Workplace?

Crucial Conversations – Summary & Review