From Military Service to the Civilian Workforce – #SHRMDIV Interview with Carol Eggert

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This week I will be attending the 2018 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Diversity & Inclusion Conference, which is a conference focused on the important work of creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.    The following article was originally posted on the SHRM Blog site. _______________________________________________________________   Transitioning from Active Duty to a Civilian career can be a struggle …

Voter Education – Redirect the Conversation

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Mid-term elections are quickly approaching, and the conversation surrounding voter suppression continues to become more and more heated.  Rather than continuously focusing on “voter suppression”, particularly across Black communities, why don’t we turn the discussion to voter education?  Let’s educate fellow American citizens about their local and state laws – be proactive! “So long as I do not firmly and irrevocably possess …

OSI’s President, Omari Faulkner, Joins the Jr. NBA 2018 Youth Basketball Leadership Conference

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17 May 2018 – Today marks the official kick-off for the second annual Jr. NBA Youth Leadership Conference in Chicago, IL.  O Street International’s Founder and President, Omari Faulkner, is honored to be a part of this significant event that connects youth basketball coaches, administrators, and influential stakeholders within the student-athlete community – missioned to shape, educate, and inspire student-athletes …

2018 Winter Olympics – Sports Diplomacy in Motion

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This year’s 2018 Winter Olympics could be the most globally watched winter games in modern history. With a unified, courageous spirit spreading throughout Pyeongchang on opening night, both North and South Korea marched together under one unified flag projecting the hopeful possibility of a peaceful Korean peninsula.  I would be remiss if I did not state the obvious, Sports Diplomacy …