LGBTQ+ of Gannett Fleming

The vision of LGBTQ+ of Gannett Fleming is to support the LGBTQ+ community within Gannett Fleming through improved awareness, guidance to resources, companywide education, and allyship.

Launched in 2021, this group is working to:

  • Develop a supportive environment that leads to an internal community of engaged colleagues
  • Facilitate and foster networking, mentoring, and professional development
  • Empower and enable the LGBTQ+ community to advance in leadership at Gannett Fleming.

What We’re Doing

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Rainbow Connection Series

The Rainbow Connection series is an hour for discussion, education, and allyship on LGBTQ+ topics. The sessions are virtual events, held monthly, open to all employees to attend, and safe spaces to build community and ask difficult questions.

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Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ provides resources and support for the Gannett Fleming LGBTQ+ community through its dedicated SharePoint site. Resources include helpful guides, links to policies and procedures, FAQs, and contact details for key human resources staff.

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Partnering with Gannett Fleming’s Human Resources, IT Services, and Legal Departments

Gannett Fleming has a strong commitment to evolving its policies and practices in ensuring all employees can bring their full selves to work and thrive. LGBTQ+ is proud to be an active partner with the firm’s human resources, IT services, and legal departments to review, update, and implement policies that continue to affirm the LGBTQ+ community.

 

21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge and Race Against Racism

LGBTQ+ sponsored Gannett Fleming’s participation in the YWCA’S 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge and Race Against Racism. The 21-Day Challenge is “designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership.”