TCSHRM Podcast: What the HR! Speaker Resources

What the HR! Episode 17 – Cody Wagner, D&I Program Manager & Rachel Schwalbach, Director Corporate Responsibility at C.H. Robinson

In this episode we talk about D&I initiatives at C.H. Robinson, a 115+ year old company. Specifically we discuss their D&I efforts and focus prior to and following the death of George Floyd. Furthermore, we talked about the importance of organizations investing in D&I resources and how leaders can and should leverage their role to support D&I efforts and elevate the voices of black and indigenous employees within their organization.

*Please note that these resources were not created or sourced by any member or affiliate of Twin Cities SHRM and instead provided and sourced by guests of our podcast episode.


The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

So You Want to Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oluo

The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander

Citizen - Claudia Rankine

You Can't Touch My Hair - Phoebe Robinson

Queenie - Candice Carty-Williams

Such a Fun Age - Kiley Reid

Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi

Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie



NPR Code Switch

Still Processing

Shine Brighter Together (from Monique Melton)


Social Media

Jemele Hill

The Woke Coach - Seena Hodges

Rachel Cargle – also has a great article about why you need to stop saying All Lives Matter from Bazaar last year

Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Monique Melton

Blair Imani




Films & Television


When They See Us


The Hate U Give

Dear White People (Netflix)

Affiliations & Awards


Strategic Partner


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