Population Shift

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Population Shift

Population diversification continues on a national scale. Millennials displace boomers as the workplace majority and bring with them inclusive core values that challenge traditional perceptions of a chamber.

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First Globals: Understanding, Managing, & Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation; John Zogby and Joan Snyder Kuhl

  • Research driving analysis of why Americans born between 1979 and 1994 are truly more globally aware and how they want to make their workplace and planet a better place.

Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America; William Frey, Ph.D.

  • America is on the cusp of becoming a country with no racial majority, and our new demographics are poised to exert a profound impact on U.S. society, economy, and politics. Will the U.S. continue to embrace its identity as the world’s melting pot?

Blind Spot: Hidden Bias of Good People; Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald

  • Explore hidden biases that we all carry from a lifetime of experiences with social groups.

ACCE Diversity and Inclusion Resources

  • Collected by members of the D&I Division, these links and samples cover everything from inclusive events to marketplace diversity from a uniquely chamber perspective.
Ask Yourself


  • Has your organization defined its values regarding diversity and inclusion? Are those values communicated as clearly and prominently as your mission statement?
  • Do you have hiring processes in place to help diversify your staff while maximizing opportunities for individuals from underrepresented groups?
Ask Yourself


Has your organization implemented new ideas inspired by the Horizon Initiative? Email notes about your innovation to Horizon@ACCE.org to share with the chamber industry. Be sure to include links.