The Importance of Trauma Responsive DEI, Systems Change & Social Justice Work

Trauma is a chronic disruption of connection -Stephen Porges Trauma is a blow to the psyche that breaks through one’s defenses so suddenly and with such brutal force that no one cannot react to it effectively. -Kai. T. Erikson I was in a class on trauma healing earlier this week when Kai Cheng Thom shared […]

Workplace Conflict isn’t normal, it is a result of a DEI values deficit.

I have observed that many folks think DEI( Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) initiatives are about getting more “minorities” in their organization/ team. (I’m not too fond of that word, but that is a topic for another article). Others seek to use their initiatives to gain awareness and demonstrate social sensitivity. Though well-meaning, these motives illustrate […]

A Brave Conversation

Inspired by current events, Pamela Gray Daniel shares a message for change agents about how to continue our work empowered, anchored in values, and leading with bravery.

Reclaiming Your Identity

Inspired by an article on Racial Identity and Ancestry, Pamela reflects on how we can reclaim our identity as a form of dismantling racism. Read the article that inspired this video: Genetic ancestry test results shape race self-identification, Stanford researchers find: People who have taken a genetic ancestry test are more likely to report multiple […]

Transformative Conversations About Race

“I never should have made it through twelve years of schooling before entering a university, without ever hearing the important news that most anthropologists reject the concept of biological races.” – Robert Wald Sussman Make no mistakes, I believe we must talk about race and racism, but we much change how we talk about race […]

So You Want To Be An Ally?

As a Social Unity and Oneness Practitioner, Holistic DEI educator, and Allyship coach, I explicitly state that Authentic Allyship is both an inner and outer work. We must learn to embody the values of social equality intellectually, emotionally, and physically. Far too often, we see Allyship as a badge that we wear that says, “I […]

Raising Awareness: MMIW

May 5th as a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls. Today I want to introduce you to a beautiful soul, Isabella Old Elk. She is Apsaalooké and proud member of the MMIW movement. As of 2016, the National Crime Information Center has reported 5,712 cases of missing American Indian […]

Spiritual Principles of Unity/Oneness

Warning, this post is about to get real spiritual. This post is a charge to review yourself and take action…if you’re not ready, that is ok. If you are curious, stay open and stick with me cause this blessed me and gave me fresh hope and vision for humanity today. We are spiritual beings having […]