Meets 4th Thursday of Each Month at 9:00am

Breakfast Provided. Virtual option available via Zoom, sent in monthly meeting invites.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

CHAIR
Bill Brown, Austin Industrial

CO-CHAIR
Darryl Samuels, D. Samuels & Associates

STAFF LIASON
Steven Tillis

The Diversity & Inclusion Committee (D&I) is responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing D&I programs and trainings, working with related committees to make D&I an integral part of ABC, informing the membership of D&I developments, and conducting campaigns to increase member awareness of the need to operate in a diverse and inclusive manner.

JOIN D&I IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN

  • Diversity Resource Groups
  • Seminars & Trainings
  • Student Outreach Programs
  • Networking Events
  • National D&I Awards
  • National D&I Summit
Creating a culture of diversity and inclusion that enables members to develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

Diversity Resource Groups (DRGs)

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN/BLACK/CARIBBEAN, ASIAN, DISABILITIES, LATINO/HISPANIC, LGBTQ+, NATIVE AMERICAN, WOMEN, AND VETERAN DIVERSITY RESOURCE GROUPS EXIST TO:

  • Help grow and retain a diverse membership by creating an association of high value to diverse companies.
  • Provide ABC members with best practices and strategies to be world-class leaders in diversity and inclusion.
  • Help ABC drive industry diversity and inclusion to attract a diverse workforce to the construction industry.
  • Engage and develop underrepresented communities within the commercial construction industry.
  • Address challenges and opportunities specific to underrepresented communities.
  • Build key diverse partnerships in the community.
  • Present new ideas that enhance ABC’s diversity and inclusion strategy and resources for members.
  • Increase diversity and inclusion awareness throughout ABC.
  • Increase morale and engagement among diverse members.

Upcoming Events

ABC’s virtual Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Summit will explore the complexity of IDE in today’s world and evaluate its historical journey and sustainable future in the construction industry. Registration fee for this event is $99. The registration deadline is June 10, 2021.
Register Now for VirtualRegister for In-Person at the ABC Office