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What if Courage Came for Me? Propelling Conversations on Race

What if Courage Came for Me? Propelling Conversations on Race

Courage can manifest in an array of actions and behaviors. And while there is no secret formula or magic tactic for conversations on race, we hope you find the following reflections helpful in defining (and refining) your personal approach to courageous conversations.

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Reckoning with Herstory

Reckoning with Herstory

Last month we celebrated all manner of Black Excellence in honor of Black History Month and reminded ourselves of the power of representation, remembering, recognition, and research. Those same things matter as we celebrate and reflect on Women’s History this month. You can find plenty of things to learn about, uplift, and celebrate in this month’s issue, but the last week served up another reminder that recalling the past also gives us an opportunity for reckoning with the realities of lived experience that get kept behind a veil when “history is written by the conquerors.”

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Uplift Her: 20 Ways to Celebrate Women Everyday

Uplift Her: 20 Ways to Celebrate Women Everyday

Take a moment to populate your thoughts with the women who have mattered deeply to you;
the women who’ve occupied the personal, professional, and mental spaces throughout your life —
see their faces, say their names, feel their impact. Here are ways to acknowledge how these women have elevated your life by seeking to uplift them in return.

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Online Course: Inclusive Leadership

Online Course: Inclusive Leadership

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in a fee-free, online course designed to deepen your skill as an inclusive leader. Dr. Brenda J. Allen, former Vice-Chancellor of diversity and inclusivity at the University of Colorado, Boulder will be your guide on this self-paced journey.

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Next on DEI: Responding to Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

Next on DEI: Responding to Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

Last month, our team offered another workshop on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion [DEI]. One key question we want to share is, “How do we respond to implicit bias and microaggressions when we experience, observe, or witness them,  or when we are made aware of it in our personal and professional lives?” Here are a few reflections and tips about this topic from Nadia Ali, Senior Consultant and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Expert here at Integrated Work…

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The Importance of Cultural Humility

The Importance of Cultural Humility

The diversity and inclusion concept of cultural humility is an instrument employed by institutions and organizations that seek to achieve cultural transformation. In her TEDx talk on Cultural Humility, Juliana Mosley challenges us to practice cultural humility so we may observe our own personal biases and collectively learn to embrace, appreciate, and live communally with those who are different from us.

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The Messy Road to Social Justice

The Messy Road to Social Justice

Being anti-racist and re-imagining a more just and equal world isn’t neat and tidy work, yet I know that fear of “doing it wrong” can hold us back from doing anything at all. If I’ve made any progress at all in my own journey over the years, it has come from making peace with that mess and from being more willing to do something imperfectly than to do nothing at all.

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