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  • Chamber of Commerce D&I Mission

    To encourage, support and educate employers to build inclusive workplace environments, as they seek to value and strengthen diversity.


    The following local resources/experts are available for a confidential consultation.

    SUNY Cortland

    Lorraine Lopez-Janove -Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer 

    • Support on how to diversify staff, engage our students or other customers from diverse backgrounds and hold difficult conversations related to race and/or gender. In-person, phone, virtual calls, or via email

    Cortland LGBTQ Center

    • Available training topics: attracting and retaining LGBTQ employees, creating welcoming spaces for LGBTQ clients and customers, and company policy review.
    • https://cortlandlgbtqcenter.org
    • Call to learn more or schedule a training.
    • (607) 756-8970 ext 253

    JM Murray/Employment Connection


    607-756-9913 or 607-756-4041

    842 Bennie Road, Cortland NY 13045

    • Contact us to diversify your workforce and tap into the talent and variety of skills offered by individuals with disabilities
    • Learn more about reasonable accommodations and the resources available to assist employers
    • Find out more information about work incentives that are offered to businesses when they hire an individual with a disability
    • Reach out to us to get some support with job coaching for an employee who may be struggling