When a young person experiences trauma, there is no single answer regarding how that experience may impact them in their later years. Two 12-year-olds experiencing the exact same kind of trauma, for example, may have two very different responses — one crumbles and the other rises. One processes it deeply and the other suppresses it. One becomes a powerful force for change in the community and the other struggles to make their place in the world.
The first six months of 2020 have brought about overwhelming levels of pain, fear and exhaustion to the black community.
In addition to experiencing disproportionately high levels of death from Covid-19 , black Americans are continuing to deal with traumatizing acts of racism and injustice across the country. Continue reading “5 ways to start being a better ally for your black coworkers”
Over these last three weeks, when I really take in how much of the hate and ignorance that exists in this world is directed to people who look like me, sometimes all I can do is just sit there in state of numbness to escape the overwhelming reality of the world we live in. It’s too much. The work we have ahead of us is great and sometimes it feels easier to just tuck away and hide from it all.
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Many corporate leaders across the country are debating what their response should be to the protests against police violence and racial injustice that have paralyzed the nation for more than a week. What would your company’s response be if corruption and misconduct were found within your organization?
Continue reading “Practical Tips: How CEOs And Directors Can Lead On Racial Injustice”