You can’t “create” diversity, equity, or inclusion, but here is what you CAN do!
“In all human affairs, there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.” James Allen. You can’t create diversity in your organization. You can identify and remove the systems that prevent diversity from flourishing. You can’t create inclusion in your organization; You can identify the […]
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 […]
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 […]
My Dad’s Story: Living with Racism
Before you watch the video (at the bottom of the page) of the interview with my dad, please read my instructions below. I am excited to share this interview with you, but I believe it has a higher purpose and I don’t want you to miss it. This story is personal and it is hard […]
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 […]
Tools for Social Transformation
“Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what others think is impossible.”– Rodolfo Costa What is wanted and unwanted are different ends of the same subject. I desire to live in a world that is fair and just, where everyone is acknowledged, affirmed, […]
Where Do We GO From Here?
“Overwhelmingly America is still struggling with irresolution and contradictions. It has been sincere and even ardent in welcoming some change. But too quickly apathy and disinterest rise to the surface when the next logical steps are to be taken.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Universe has gifted us with an opportunity to review […]