Partners in Diversity Events

Latino Community Resource Group – Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Participants of the Partners in Diversity Latino Community Resource Group (CRG) are invited to an after-hours gathering to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Look forward to delicious appetizers, music and celebratory activities…

October 11, 2022

Building an Effective DEI Council

BREAKFAST FOR CHAMPIONS Over the past two years, many organizations established a diversity, equity and inclusion council to focus on DEI priorities, while others are considering one. In this month’s…

October 26, 2022

Say Hey! November 2022

5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for the largest multi-cultural networking event in the region. Partners in Diversity teamed up with Portland State University to bring you Say Hey!…

November 2, 2022

Member Programs

Breakfast for Champions

Breakfast for Champions is a regular educational experience for member organizations to learn impactful approaches to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. It brings together human resources and diversity practitioners to network with each other and share best practices. Programming features…


CEO Forum

The idea of Partners in Diversity started more than 15 years ago when a group of CEOs and community leaders came together to create workplaces that were more diverse and inclusive. Every two years, Partners in Diversity pays homage to…


Equity Conversations

Periodically, Partners in Diversity hosts small gatherings where diversity influences from our member organizations can engage in healthy discourses on issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion and race. These are typically more informal and features open dialogue and opportunities for…


Leadership Cohorts

DIVERSITY IN LEADERSHIP Partners in Diversity offers two leadership programs, one for CEOs and one for executive leaders, who are ready to take action on their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in their organizations. WHY THIS MATTERS The…


Community Programs

Community Resource Groups

In 2020, Partners in Diversity released a year-long workforce retention study that showed professionals of color experienced challenges in finding their community. To better support our communities, Partners in Diversity created Community Resource Groups. They are affinity spaces designed to…



Honorees are professionals of color who moved to Oregon or southwest Washington within the past 18 months. They get introduced to the community each quarter at Say Hey!, the region’s largest multi-cultural networking event. Below are the recent Honorees. Please…


Say Hey!

Say Hey! is the largest multi-cultural networking event in the region. Each quarter, Partners in Diversity connects local businesses and community members with professionals of color who recently relocated to Oregon and southwest Washington. Recently relocated professionals of color (aka…


NW Equity Summit

The conference is focused on helping employers learn how to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. CEOs, executives, human resource professionals, diversity practitioners, managers and employees who are interested in advancing this work are encouraged to attend. The…