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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.

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 races when self-identifying on surveys, according to Stanford sociologists. Consider how disparities and oppression could decrease if… Read More

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 am for this or that cause.” However, in its most authentic form, Allyship is the embodiment of… Read More

“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 ourselves and make hard decisions. Will we do just enough to appease our comforts, or will we… Read More

“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 often, we are looking for a way to make a change in the troubling behavior that we… Read More

Love is patient, love is kind.It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking,It is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.Love never fails. Once you are aware of your connection with others, you realize being petty, intentionally wounding, or belittling… Read More

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”- Declaration of Independence 1776 My kids have this book called “Have you filled a bucket today?” It talks about how everyone has an invisible bucket that they carry around. It holds all of the good thoughts and feelings about themselves. It talks about how some… Read More

“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 the Civil rights Movement. Every human civilization has promoted segregation of some sort based upon a dimension… Read More

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi I had a beautiful inner child healing session with myself a few days ago, and it always amazes me how we can heal a part of ourselves and get free, and later still, find you have healing to do in that area. If you are anything like me, you feel like a failure, you become hard on yourself like, “why can’t… Read More

“The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam.” ~ Bhagawan Nityananda I remember my grandmother’s house very vividly. If I close my eyes, I can walk through as I remember it. I can remember the smells, sounds, and, most importantly, the love. I think that is why I used this home as one of the locations in my book, Life of My Dreams. It was a place… Read More