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How to be an ally: A Guide for Individuals and Organizations

We are living in unprecedented times and we are seeing history being made all around us. I have studied, researched, and published in the field of DEI for more than 25 years and I have never seen this level of energy and intensity of the will to create change. I genuinely believe that we can […]

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How to be an Ally, Step 1: The Importance of Listening

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” Unknown Individuals & organizations are reacting in a way I have never seen in more than 25 years of working in the DEI (Diversity, Equality, Inclusion) space. It is as if collective eyes, minds, & hearts have suddenly […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Racism: Free Book to Start the Conversation with your Kids

These conversations have to start early. My daughter was 6 when a boy would not play with her because of her brown skin. That experience pushed us to write a book for children about DEI. I’ve received a number of calls from clients, colleagues, and friends asking how to have conversations with their younger kids…conversations […]

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US Supreme Court Upholds LGBTQIA Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court rules in a 6-3 decision that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees in the workplace against discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation. What a great way to start the week! https://www.wsj.com/articles/supreme-court-rules-for-gay-rights-in-the-workplace-11592230310?mod=djemalertNEWS

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There is Always a Path Forward

My husband and I have a standing coffee date in the morning before we start our day. Today, I cried over my coffee as we talked about the protests over the weekend. My heart still hurt from watching the news. Anyone who knows me knows that I see the glass as half full…in fact, overflowing. […]

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Silence is not an option.

Silence is not an option. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Like millions of others, I have been watching the news over the past few weeks with growing concern. I have been talking to CEOs about what they […]

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