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 […]
RACE NO MORE
“Race, is the child of racism, not the father.” TA-NEHISI COATES Does the child not carry on the legacy of their father? – Pamela Gray Daniel In “Healing Our History & Co-Creating a Culture of Oneness,” I talk about my belief that racism can not survive if we refuse to operate within the social construct […]
The Answer Is You
“Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”- Ruth Bader Ginsburg We are in desperate need of societal healing and unity. We all need to do our part to see substantial, durable change. It can all seem so overwhelming, and far too […]
The Missing Piece
“The best gift you are ever going to give someone- the permission to feel safe in their own skin. To feel worthy. To feel like they are enough.” -Hannah Brencher Our lens for Understanding and Implementing Diversity and Inclusion in this world is new. In the US, it has been only 50 + years since […]
DEI Professionals: Are We Practicing What We Teach?
I recently joined Linkedin. A friend suggested that it would be an excellent way to network. I created a profile, started following anything diversity, DEI related, and I quickly found myself overwhelmed by some of the things my DEI peers were posting. What I am about to suggest is not a judgment; it is an […]
What is a Social Unity Advocate/IDEAS Consultant?
“So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.” – Baha’U’Llah In the past, I have labeled myself as an advocate for diversity and inclusion. I have changed my title just a bit to reflect my particular focus. In my opinion, diversity and inclusion have become a buzzwords. They carry negative […]