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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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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...

Allies, Accomplices, and Saviors: Knowing the Difference to Maximize Impact

I believe that most people mean well. While not everyone may wake up in the morning wondering how they can actively...

DEI Consultants, Let’s Get in Formation

As DEI professionals, the increase in demand has created both an opportunity and a danger for our profession. The...