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June 6th, 2024

What Does Cultural Humility Mean for Crossnore?


Cultural humility leads to reflecting on trauma-informed principles at Crossnore. When we truly practice cultural humility, we can acknowledge…

April 27th, 2023

Battling Microaggressions


Microaggressions are everyday slights, insults, putdowns, invalidations, and offensive behaviors that people experience in daily interactions with generally well-intentioned…

February 23rd, 2023

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Defining Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging


What does defining diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging actually entail? It's important to know the meaning of these words…

March 17th, 2022

Working Toward the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Then and Now


On March 21, 1960, police in Sharpeville, South Africa killed 69 people during a peaceful demonstration against apartheid pass…

December 2nd, 2021

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Crossnore


On September 1, 2021, Crossnore Communities for Children’s made me its full-time Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Manager. In…

February 27th, 2020

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Helping Students Find Success


In Crossnore's Day Treatment program, we provide mental health services to students who have been unsuccessful in a traditional…