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6th Annual Diversity Forum

This event is in the past.

Date: October 20, 2021 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Journeys to Equity: Safe & Healthy Communities

This event will be hosted in Zoom. To obtain the link to join the event, you will first need to create a free Zoom account. Visit to create a free Zoom account, if you do not already have one.


  • 8:15 - Welcome - John Shay, Interim OC Administrator
  • 8:30 - Morning Keynote: Darnell Blackburn
  • 10:15 - Ottawa County Sheriff Office, Sheriff Kempker & Undersheriff Weiss
  • 10:45 - Dr. Joel C. Robertson, Founder of Robertson Global Health Solutions Corporation (RGHS) AKA Robertson Health
  • 11:30 - Equity Award - Judy Kettring, Chair of Cultural Intelligence Committee (CIC)
  • 11:40 - Updates from the DEI Office; G4G Unveiling of Data, Welcoming Plan and Steering Committee, presenters: Leani Garcia Torres, Associate Director for State/Local Initiatives & Andrew Lim, Director
  • 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 - Community Initiatives: Library/Community Action House (CAH) Collaboration
  • 1:30 - Community Mental Health (CMH) Critical Incident Response/Jail Mental Health Services, Tim Piers, LMSW Program Coordinator, CMH
  • 2:00 - I AM Academy, Presenters Lindsay & Henry Cherry, Founders
  • 3:00 - Donijo Robbins, PhD Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Professor of Public Finance
  • 3:45 - Closing - Keith Van Beek, City Manager, Holland


There are 130 spots available

Registration is closed.