LUV, Hispanic Employee Resource Group
Our LUV ERG mission aligns with one of our four VUMC Strategic Directions; “Making Diversity and Inclusion Intentional” through the cultivation of teams that are reflective of our population and maximizing their potential within the organization. It is our mission to provide support that inspires, empowers, and equips our Hispanic and Latino workforce to achieve excellence.
- Be an advocate for inclusion, and “Making Diversity & Inclusion Intentional” in the workplace.
- Regularly engage in committee meetings and activities.
- Actively communicate your perspective, thoughts, and ideas in sponsored forums, and within your teams.
Goal 1: To Increase engagement, relationships, and visibility of VUMC Hispanic/Latino employees.
Goal 2:To Enhance understanding and knowledge of Hispanic/Latino culture.
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Senior Project Manager, Learning and Development
Monthly Meeting: Friday March 31, 12pm
Virtual Panel Discussion: The Advocacy Role of Latinos in TN Thursday 10/6, 11am-12pm
Latino America: Meet Your New Neighbors Wednesday, 9/21, 12-1pm
Monthly Meeting: Thursday May 26, 11:00am
Article: American Latino Theme Study: Struggles for Inclusion
Women’s History Month Panel: Thursday March 31, 11:30am
Monthly Meeting: Friday February 25, 12pm [MS Teams Link]
Resilience in a New Normal: Friday, February 24, 7pm
Article: Latinos Face Disproportionate Health and Economic Impacts from COVID-19
Monthly Meeting: January 28, 12-1pm [MS Teams Link]
Monthly Meeting: December 16, 12-1pm [MS Teams Link]
Storytime with the Nashville Library
Children’s story time about Hispanic/Latino Heritage and Culture – Stories will be read in both English and Spanish
October 12, 6:30-7:15
“A Closer Look to the Latino Subcultures”
A panel of speakers discussing the cultural traditions from a variety of Latin American countries.