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How to Make Black History Month Matter: Moving Beyond Diversity and Inclusion Statements to Diversity Actions

We can honor Black History Month now and every day by tackling issues in the workplace. In this post, we learn how to create diversity and inclusion statements and put them into action. As a gentle reminder:  Black history isn’t just something we celebrate with some picture we post on…

How to Make Black History Month Matter: Addressing the Racial Wage Gap

We can make Black History Month more relevant by addressing systems and institutions that hinder the growth and development of Black folks in the U.S. The first in a series, I explore the racial wage gap still found in 2021 across experience and education backgrounds. Earlier today, a Facebook memory…

Harvard Business Review: How Employee Assistance Programs Can Help Your Whole Company Address Racism at Work

Read How Employee Assistance Programs Can Help Your Whole Company Address Racism at Work by Jodi Jacobson Frey, from Harvard Business Review, October 14, 2020. Listen to Blurring the Lines of the University from Future U Podcast, October 6, 2020. Read Their Bosses Asked Them to Lead Diversity Reviews. Guess Why.…

Forbes: Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias

Read Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias by Janice Gassam Asare, from Forbes.com, December 29, 2019. Watch How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them by Verna Myers, from TEDxBeaconStreet, November 2014 Read Replacing Ineffective “Diversity” Interview Questions from JPHigherEd Part of WiFi (What…

Harvard Business Review: How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues

Harvard Business Review: How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues

Read How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues by Stephanie Creary, from Harvard Business Review, July 8, 2020. Read Reopening Campuses, Racial Disparities by Kery Murakami, from Inside HigherEd, July 8, 2020. (page 2) Read How “Different” Will Post-COVID Higher Education Be, Especially for “At-Risk” Students? by…

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