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DEI and Mental Health: Keys to Improving Intertwined Workforce Initiatives

September 12, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Back in 2019, before Black Lives Matter and George Floyd put an overdue spotlight on companies’ role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), we at DMi realized our usual approach of self-reliance on overcoming challenges wasn’t cutting it. We began a search for a consultant who could advise us on the best path forward to improving our focus on DEI—and, in tandem, our team’s mental health.

Fast-forward to today, and we’re happy to say we’ve increased the number of employees with underrepresented identities by over 30%. It’s not a coincidence that we can also boast a slew of 2023 workforce awards:’s Best Workplaces, Gallup’s Exceptional Workplaces, and The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Top Workplaces.

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