Equity & Inclusion Task Force
Building Equity in Our Business Communities.
The creation of the Equity Task Force, is the result of discussions among chamber members about racial inequity, in the wake of current local and global civil unrest due to the recent and reoccurring violent murders of Black Americans.
We recognize that we, as business leaders in our communities, must be a part of working towards an anti-racist society, that dismantles systematic racism, so that our mission, as the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, can truly support and welcome all members of our communities, no matter one’s identity.
Diversity, equity and inclusion is good for business, and it is our goal to work towards a more diverse, vibrant, and inclusive community, which celebrates diversity.
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Support Diverse Local Businesses
The Chamber prides itself on celebrating diversity and fostering a culture of equity and inclusion in our workplaces. This listing of area businesses self-identified as woman, LGBTQ+, or minority-owned empowers consumers to support these local businesses.
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Equity & Inclusion Task Force Members
Claudia Pazmany, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce
John Page, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce