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  Committed to a Culture of C.A.R.E
To actively work to ensure that every employee, from the CEO to the laborer,
feels valued, respected, and heard.
    AGC of Colorado’s Diversity and Culture of CARE initiatives urge construction industry partners to take the pledge and work hard to build an industry that is diverse, safe, welcoming, and inclusive for all.
The Diversity and Culture of Care Committee (DC3):
A diverse group of contractors dedicated to enhancing worker wellness, seeking solutions to workforce challenges, and offering networking opportunities for diversity and inclusion across our industry. Working together they create space for shared resources and conversations to help build cultures of care within large and small businesses.
In addition to the DC3 Committee, members are invited to engage in the following subcommittees.
• Small Business Advocacy Group
• Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce
• Mental Health Working Group
• Make the Connection Program
As part of the Diversity and Culture of C.A.R.E. Committee, the Mental Health Working Group was formed to support education and awareness, training resources, and additional tools that relate to supporting employers and employees as they navigate challenges associated with stress management, emotional health, mental health, substance use, suicide prevention, and grief.
Listed below are two membership resource recommendations.
  A behavioral health solution that bridges the gap between inaction and seeking treatment for those struggling with mental health, substance use, or suicidal ideation. Youturn Health is comprised of a video and assessment platform, peer coaching, and a robust family support program.
Health Links helps you support a holistic Total Worker Health® approach in your workplace by using evidence-based strategies to help improve employee health, safety, and well- being. Through the Health Links assessment and goal-setting process in one-on-one advising, organizations can achieve a variety of levels to become a Certified Healthy WorkplaceTM.
 To learn more or get involved, please visit or contact Culture of C.A.R.E. Coordinator, Maddy Smith:
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