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Diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why DEI Education Is Crucial In Today's World

Florida’s public colleges and universities are now legally banned from spending money on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) along with any political or social activism. Furthermore, they are no longer allowed to teach identity politics in any fashion. According to Politico, DeSantis also plans to eliminate subjects like critical race theory from Florida schools.

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Intersectional Leadership at Work: 5 Practices You Can Incorporate Immediately

The word “intersectionality” has transformed from a legal framework to a controversial buzzword in the 30 years since...

3 Keys to Thriving for Women of Color Leaders

On January 20, 2021, U.S. Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris was sworn into office by Supreme Court Justice Sonia...

Anti-Racism is Love Speech, Not Hate Speech

Our mission as a publishing company, "creating a world that works for all," is more controversial than it seems at...

2021 Leadership Survival Guide Reading List

These days, breaking news engulfs our personal devices and media channels constantly; many of us have entered 2021...

5 of the Biggest Change-Making Ideas from 2020

When 2020 began, most people had high hopes for how the year would play out. As the year continued, we saw ourselves...

Swearing At Work

Are you hoping for a workplace culture that has room for your uncensored and authentic self, swear words and all? Or...

Solving Systemic Problems in Hospitals and Beyond

America has worse medical outcomes than those of 11 nations comparable in wealth and level of industrialization. It has...

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility: Incorporating Disability Justice in the Workplace

Accessibility is Always a Good I.D.E.A! During my undergrad years at UC Santa Cruz, I worked as an after-school...

Why Is Diversity Training So Controversial?

It's an understatement to say that the past several months have been a troubling time for those of us committed to...