Nationwide protests in response to the Black Lives Matter movement have sparked immediate conversations about race, justice, policing and politics at home and in the workplace. Discussing racial inequality and equity can be difficult and emotionally deep for some people, but the conversations are critical, and organizations are strongly encouraged to promote and engage in thoughtful dialogue with all employees. Change won’t happen overnight, but by opening honest conversations, it will lead to a civil effort toward reframing history, our society, and human fairness across all organizations.
Resources on combating systemic racism.
Online resource centers offering listing of tips and tools to discuss racial equity and white privilege:
Essential resources for professionals working with youth. Links shared by the Alaska Afterschool Network.
Understanding and building change
Join the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge to deeping your understanding of privilege, oppression, and equity. We welcome you as individuals and tribal communities to continue raising awareness, and shift the way racial inequalities and injustices are taught.
Please commit to three weeks of exploring and uncovering racial bias.
The Michigan League for Public Policy created the 21-day challenge.
Click below to take the challenge.
Start the uncomfortable talk while managing diversity in the workplace
Ideas to improve diversity and cultural equity in a workplace setting:
Encouraging cultural diversity is the way forward for organizations, and it will have a lasting impact and competitive advantage over others in terms of creativity, innovation, and overall branding.
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