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February 2018

Feel Like You Don’t Measure Up?

tape-measure-2406650_1920Black History Month is a great time to consider the many, many people, groups and organizations that worked so hard to make change happen. With all due awe, respect and gratitude to Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and other well-known civil rights leaders, […]

Worried that Field Trips Could Be a Budget Buster?

476x526-field-trip-information-group-a-field-trip-clip-art-476_526.gifI recently heard a speaker tell his audience, “For Black History month take a trip to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN or the National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC. You owe it to your children!”

I could just […]

Don’t Settle for the Typical Black History Month

black-36431_1280I’m all for celebrating the accomplishments of people of all backgrounds – of course! But, sometimes, we can minimize the depth of people’s experiences by turning heritage month celebrations into lists of who invented what.

We can do better than that!

Sometimes, those of us who are […]

January 2018

What Are You Modeling For The Children In Your Life?

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  • Encourage the basics of politeness. Teach children to say “Please” and “Thank you”. Talk to them about how they feel when someone asks rather than demands and how they appreciate when someone expresses gratitude to them.
  • Model civility. SHOW how you want your children to behave […]

WHEN BULLYING BECOMES A FEDERAL ISSUE

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Organizations are required to show that they have responded appropriately. What does it mean to “respond appropriately”? Here are some guidelines for schools and the work place:

    • People in charge must investigate immediately
    • All inquiries must be prompt, thorough, and impartial
    • Interviews must include: those targeted, those […]

BULLYING AT WORK OR AT SCHOOL: DO YOU OR DOES YOUR CHILD NEED HELP?

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For school age children, each state addresses bullying differently. Some cover bullying, cyber bullying and related behaviors in one law, some in multiple laws. But what state laws have in common is that they all declare that any form, type, or level of school […]

HOW TO SCHEDULE INCLUSIVE MEETINGS AND OTHER EVENTS

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Here we are into the first month of a new year and some of us are still scrambling to get organized. Sound familiar?

As you look at your 2018 calendar, you want to make sure your organization is even more inclusive this year. How do […]

December 2017

A New Year’s Resolution Your Friends Will Thank You For

new-years-eve-2238337_1920Because of how most of us were raised, we can all un-intentionally hurt others or even discriminate against them. The point is: are we willing to learn when someone takes the time to point out our mistakes and, after that, do we behave differently? 

Here’s […]

Understanding Kwanzaa

13929346818496Kwanzaa is a relatively new holiday, first created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga. But whether a holiday was created last year or centuries ago, someone and some people created it because it filled a deep human need to ritualize what gives us strength […]

A December Celebration You May Have Never Heard About

elephant-964293_1280So many schools, workplaces, faith-based and community organizations are beginning to acknowledge the many ways we celebrate the December holidays. For example, people now include Kwanzaa and Chanukah along with acknowledging Christmas celebrations.

Other communities have searched for ways to live in the West, taking part […]

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