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 laws. These laws controlled the areas in which persons of color [...]
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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 beginning this work, it was important to gauge the pulse of [...]
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Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare
Let me admit something, right up front. Writing for this blog topic has been difficult. Not because of the topic, but because how to you fit 200+ years of inequality [...]
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Writing a New Narrative of Healing
Diversity, equity, and inclusion - three words gaining heavy traction in society, now more than ever. What do they mean to an organization that is focused on child welfare and [...]
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