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Employee Network Groups (ENGs)

Employee Network Groups (ENGs) enhance the experience and climate for individuals from systemically underrepresented groups. All employees are encouraged to join an ENG, regardless of their social identities. Members assist in fostering a healthy and inclusive climate, leverage diverse perspectives to inspire new ideas, and work with executive sponsors to lead to better outcomes for our workforce.

Why do we have ENGs at CREC?

  • To help create a sense of belonging for all employees.
  • To support a healthy and inclusive work environment.
  • To provide a collective voice around shared issues or concerns.
  • To promote internal diversity initiatives.

What do ENGs focus on?

  • Assisting to foster a healthy and inclusive climate.
  • Leveraging diverse perspectives to encourage new ideas and innovation, and lead to better outcomes for stakeholders (students, families, and staff.)
  • Hosting and promoting Professional Development

Current ENGs

Black Employee Network Group

Dedicated to broadening the agency’s understanding and inclusion of employees who identify as Black.

Juntos Avanzamos

Nurture the development of the diverse cultural backgrounds of Latinas, Latinos & Latinx people.

Pride - LGBTQIA+ & Allies

Celebrate, empower, and connect the intersectional and diverse LGBTQIA+ & Allies community.

US Military Community

Embrace the proud military community employees who support and encourage each other through shared experiences, veteran recruitment, career development, outward engagement, professional growth, and retention.

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