Inclusive Workforce Employers

inclusive workforce logoInclusive Workforce Employers are those organizations who have received the I-WE Designation based on their commitment to the inclusive workforce criteria outlined by the Regional Workforce Alliance.

Inclusive Workforce Employers

North Central Region

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EDR 5 consists of Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties:

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Essentia Health

“Essentia Health is dedicated to inclusion and diversity, ensuring a welcoming and respectful culture for our employees. We celebrate and respect the values of all individuals and are committed to providing inclusion to all at Essentia Health.”

Diane Davidson
Chief Human Resources Officer
Essentia Health

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Central Lakes College

We build futures. At CLC, we- provide life-long learning opportunities in Liberal Arts, Technical Education, and Customized Training programs; create opportunities for cultural enrichment, civic responsibility, and community engagement; and nurture the development and success of a diverse student body through a respectful and supportive environment.

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Brainerd Family YMCA

The mission of the Brainerd Family YMCA is to enhance lives in the Brainerd Lakes Area by connecting individuals and families with opportunities based on Christian values that build a healthy spirit, mind & body. 

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Initiative Foundation

The values of diversity, equity and inclusion have long been central to the work of the Initiative Foundation, and dedicated efforts to advance these values make us more effective in accomplishing our mission to empower people to build thriving communities and a vibrant region across Central Minnesota.

Northwest Region

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EDR 1 consists of Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties.

Headwaters Region

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EDR 2 consists of Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, and Mahnomen counties:

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CHI St. Joseph's

CHI St. Joseph’s Health of Park Rapids is an award-winning, 25-bed critical access hospital located in the heart of lake country. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, we offer a full range of services including 24/7/365 Emergency Department and Level IV Trauma Center, hospitalist program, testing, surgery, orthopedics, rehabilitation, and more so that you can experience better health.

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Delta Dental of Minnesota

Delta Dental of Minnesota is one of the largest dental benefit companies in the country, serving more than 9,000 Minnesota, North Dakota and Nebraska-based employer groups and 4.3 million members nationwide. Delta Dental of Minnesota is addressing social inequity through team member education, corporate philanthropy efforts and taking actions within the communities it serves.

Doing good begins with a corporate culture where team members are connected to one another and the community. Delta Dental of Minnesota operates on the internal mantra of “Together We Can” as well as a new focus to actively cultivate, promote, and advance a more equitable community.

Delta Dental of Minnesota is an authorized licensee of the Delta Dental Plans Association of Oak Brook, Illinois. 

West Central Region

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EDR 4 consists of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkins counties:

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DyCast Specialties

DyCast Specialties is a custom job shop producing precision aluminum and zinc castings using a high pressure die cast process. Through our experienced workforce, DyCast specialties offers engineering services from design concept, prototyping, tooling, and production, through machining and metal finishing to complete assembly.

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Goldmark Properties

GOLDMARK Property Management is the upper Midwest’s leader in multifamily property management services in cities throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. With over 50 community offices, we serve over 30,000 residents every year.

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West Central Initiative

Our Vision : A vibrant, inclusive, and sustainable world starts here in west central Minnesota.

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Rural Minnesota CEP

RMCEP values uniqueness, perspective and cultural heritage in all people and is committed to assisting individuals reach their full career potential.

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Minnesota State Community & Technical College

The Office of Equity and Inclusion is committed to strengthening community relationships, improving student/faculty engagement, and making diversity, equity, and inclusion an integral part of campus life for students, faculty, and staff. "A success story for every student."