Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) at Broward College

Broward College Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are peer groups whose members have common interests. They are voluntary, member-led, and meet in high-trust, open environments. ERGs strengthen the connection of employees to Broward College by allowing individuals the opportunity to contribute to the mission of the institution by fostering and supporting employee interests.

Connect. Engage. Empower.

What is the benefit to ERG members?

ERG members network with individuals at Broward College they may otherwise never have a chance to meet. ERGs enhance leadership, networking skills and promote personal and professional development.

What is the benefit of the ERG to Broward College?

ERGs provide cohesiveness across Broward College. They also provide feedback to administration in order to attract and retain highly qualified candidates for employment.

  • Voluntary and welcoming to all employees
  • Promote inclusion, cultural awareness, and diversity
  • Encourage lifelong learning, growth, and development
  • Operate in safe, respectful, and confidential spaces
  • Observe Broward College policies, procedures, and core values

  1. Gather employees that share common interests
  2. Obtain ERG administrative sponsor
  3. Complete ERG application
  4. Receive approval from Talent and Culture Department
  5. Promote and market ERG to attract additional members

  1. ERGs should be employee-driven and relate to employee interests
  2. ERG leaders must secure support from an administrative sponsor (Dean or AVP)
  3. ERGs include leader(s) and members/allies
  4. Access the tool kit for more details about ERGs and to submit an application

To build a sense of community connection among Broward College employees through camaraderie, celebration, and fun.

To build a sense of belonging for LGBTQIA+ members through activities, communications, and employee bonding.

To support the personal and professional growth of Professional & Technical Staff (PTS) and develop a network of trust, transparency, and collaboration across Broward College.

To bring women together to find support through the spirit of sisterhood and connectedness.

Create a safe place to discuss the benefits of healthy living through plant-based information literacy. To support the mission of the college, BC faculty and staff will learn how to locate, evaluate, and use credible information sources to foster informative discussions, promote wellness, and contribute to lifelong learning.

To develop professional connections and support for employee veterans representing all service branches.

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