The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold its Multicultural Reception next Thursday at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., 1100 Locust St. The reception brings together business and community leaders and organizations with a diversity focus. The event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., preceded by a diversity and inclusion forum at 4:30 p.m. on best practices to advance diversity in the workplace. To register for the events, click here.