2009-01-07 Holland Sentinel "Diversity program classes start Feb. 5"

Diversity program classes start Feb 5
The Holland Sentinel

The Holland Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the winter session of the Institute on Healing Racism.

The program begins Feb. 5. Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance also sponsors the program offered to business professionals who want to learn to recruit, retain and promote employees of many cultural and racial backgrounds.

Facilitators for the winter session will be Gail Harrison, executive director of the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, and Fred Johnson, associate professor of history at Hope College.

Classes run through March 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. The cost is $100.

For more information, contact Patricia Strachan at the Holland Chamber of Commerce at (616) 392-2389, extension 110.