Practical Initiatives to Get Started On Here are four practical ideas to implement change that has a staying, powerful and longterm impact at your company: 1. Review Company Materials Your handbook, onboarding policies, websites/digital media, career development, hiring practices -... Continue Reading
Inclusion & Diversity
Content & Articles on Inclusion & Diversity in Multifamily
As leaders in the rental housing industry, we are committed to modeling inclusion; embracing diverse backgrounds and perspectives among our peers, partners and those whom we exist to serve; and promoting a workforce based in the principles of diversity and inclusion.
M.I.N.D. (Mentoring Into New Dimensions) Program
As attracting and retaining new talent continues to be a challenge, M.I.N.D is an opportunity to engage the new talent to the industry by providing them a personal relationship with a proven industry leader who will give them the tools and confidence they need to reach their goals in an inclusive environment.
The mission of M.I.N.D. is to utilize cross company mentoring to offer the new talent in theapartment industry an opportunity to build confidence, develop skills, and learn theindustry from experts with a track record of success.
RESOURCES & LINKS
Articles & Local Content
See below for articles and content about our association and industry's efforts to promote inclusion and diversity:
Cardinal launched it’s DEI Council in the Summer of 2020. The purpose of the council is to ensure that all team members can bring their best true selves to work each day. The council seeks to empower each team member while elevating their voice in the future trajectory of the company... Continue Reading
On June 6, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) launched Mentoring into New Dimensions (MIND), a mentorship initiative connecting young talent in the multifamily housing sector with industry veterans, helping them nurture the skills and confidence they need to succeed. Spearheaded by... Continue Reading
The National Apartment Association announced last month that Gio Ponce, Senior Property Manager for Windsor Communities, was selected for the 2022 NAA Diversity Leadership Program. The Diversity Leadership Program is a yearlong program where individuals will gain leadership experience through... Continue Reading
Companies within our industry and others have started committing to their diversity and inclusion programs by hiring, promoting or assigning company stewards into roles leading these efforts. We have interviewed four of these Diversity and Inclusion leaders to learn more about how they got into... Continue Reading