In this article, one of our team members explores how celebrating holiday traditions in the midst of a global pandemic, social strife and climate degradation provides an opportunity for reinvention of ourselves and our identities.
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) work often feels heavy to participate in and lead. Let’s imagine what JEDI could look like and mean for us if we took a light-weighted approach. This article highlights joy as an important feature of our JEDI journeys. We offer a collection of lessons and strategies that help foster joy alongside the justice we strive to strengthen in our world.
On December 1, organizations and individuals across the world bring attention to the HIV epidemic endeavor to increase HIV awareness and knowledge and call for an increased response to move toward Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.
Religion can feel like a forbidden topic in the workplace, but it’s an important aspect of who we are and how we relate to each other. There are many ways that we can incorporate conversations about religion into our workplaces to help us connect more authentically, build belonging, and set a strong foundation for working together. As we get into the practice of expanding our awareness of religious and cultural practices, we can change our attitudes and take action to create workplaces that are inclusive of people of all religious backgrounds.
In this article, we draw from early American history, contemporary social movements, and the Coronavirus global pandemic to showcase the concept of a Personal Work Standard (PWS) as a liberated notion of professionalism where all employees can belong, matter, and be safe in their work.
When employees are more connected and engaged, they are more productive, collaborative, and innovative. This article highlights the ways in which human resource processes can be developed through a combined Human-First and JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion) lens, fostering a stronger organizational culture and healthier work environment.
Many of us wish to make a positive impact in the world and find it difficult to contribute on a national level. Civic engagement offers us the opportunity to be actors, rather than bystanders in our futures. This article outlines some of the ways members of the Integrated Work team engage in our local communities.
We can create structures and interactions where everyone is seen, celebrated, resourced, and safe when we practice justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI)-infused facilitation. In this article, Darrie Matthew Burrage and Mikayla Branz share insights they gleaned by taking the time to reflect with colleagues on the body politics, power dynamics, and intentionality behind facilitation.