The 7th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference

​​Friday, April 8, 2016 
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
​The John Gilbert Reese Center, Room 125 F & G

$15 (includes lunch)

Please register by April 4 at

For more information: Contact Vorley Taylor at 740.366.9443 or email her at

Speakers: Panelists will include Bonnie L. Coe, Ph.D., president of COTC and Dr. William L. MacDonald.

Program Description: 
This year the conference will focus on the policies and procedures of organizations for inclusivity content that embraces diversity and diverse groups. As organizations continually seek a more diverse workforce, it is imperative that clearly defined goals and expectations are established for all employees, customers and community members. In order to retain quality employees; businesses, educational institutions and community agencies must establish a welcoming workplace that provides comprehensive support. Organizations must mandate review and assessment of policies and procedures to continuously set the tone for respecting and embracing the values, traditions and heritages of all groups of people.

The Community Intercultural Relations Committee (CIRC) is comprised of leaders from Boeing, COTC, Denison University, Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Licking County Jobs and Family Services, Mental Health America of Licking County, Ohio State Newark, State Farm, United Way of Licking County and participating community members.

Sponsored by The Ohio State University at Newark, Central Ohio Technical College and Community Intercultural Relations Committee.​