Good News Blog
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Go ahead … exhale … breathe deeply.
Inclusive. Inspiring. Informative.
The Good News Blog brings you positive information related to Diversity & Inclusion. Here we will celebrate uplifting stories, insights from inspirational people, great resources for Inclusion Change Agents, and all things supporting respect, inclusion, equity and justice. Will you join in?
As for the rest of the news … Thanks to change agents everywhere, many ongoing inequities and injustices are now being exposed and challenged. We’ll share links to these news sources and more.
Ouch! Trainer’s Page
Check out the new Ouch! Trainer’s Page for better, easier and more reliable virtual access to the award-winning training Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts and Ouch! Your Silence Hurts.
Why Inclusion Matters …
When someone with the authority of a teacher, say, describes the world – and you are not in it – there is a moment of psychic disequilibrium, as if you looked into a mirror and saw nothing.
— Adrienne Rich, Poet
In Memoriam | Thích Nhất Hạnh
I asked the leaf whether it was afraid to fall, since it was autumn and the other leaves were falling. The leaf told me …
Wishing You Health and Happiness in Every Season!
Level Playing Field: Overcoming Gender Stereotypes in Play
Girls are ready to overcome gender norms but society continues to enforce biases that hamper their creative potential.
You’re More Than a Label
You’re more than a label … Choose them wisely. Use them selectively. Be open to changing them.
Credit: Mary T. Scott
D-Up … Here’s to Diversity!
There is power in our differences | So maybe we can use it to further our existences | With Communication, Respect, and Harmony | Here’s to Diversity (D-UP!)
Executive Order …
… advancing equity for all …
Why it Matters …
When someone with the authority of a teacher, say, describes the world – and you are not in it – there is a moment of psychic disequilibrium, as if you looked into a mirror and saw nothing. — Adrienne Rich, Poet
I love this beautiful American flag painted and hand-lettered by artist Vicki Brandt.
Vicki Brandt | October 2020 | Acrylic, 24” x 48”
FREE Resources … “Get Out the Vote” Posters
Share American Institute of Graphic Arts’ (AIGA) Get Out the Vote posters … available for download, printing (11″ x 17”) and distribution … 727 of them … all FREE OF CHARGE.
RaMell Ross on the Centrality of the Black Experience in Documentary Film
RaMell Ross, Filmmaker: “If we weren’t stuck in our first-person points of view, I’d argue that most problems in the world that have to do with inequality would be solved …”
Connecting with Friends and Colleagues at The Forum on Workplace Inclusion in Minnesota
A great time was had by everyone at The Forum on Workplace Inclusion 31st Annual Conference … Bridging the Gap … held in Minnesota April 2019.
Navigating Conscious and Unconscious Bias in Customer Care
Join us at The Forum on Workplace Inclusion for our Navigating Conscious and Unconscious Bias in Customer Care Workshop
Good News Blog!
Uplifting stories, insights from inspirational people, great resources for Inclusion Change Agents, and all things supporting respect, inclusion, equity and justice.