WEBINARS + DISCUSSIONS
Diversity Book Club Topics + Notes
This month we are jumping back into inequalities in health care. We will be joined by an amazing speaker (and my cousin) Erin Dowell. Erin has been featured in Forbes Magazine, Harvard Business Review, The Fix podcast and more for her work in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She currently works for Amazon in Global Diversity and Inclusion. She is in the midst of launching HER Alliance, an online space for education, empowerment, and advocacy...more
This month we are discussing immigration and the immigrant experience as a first topic in a series on immigration. Let's read a few blog posts to get us thinking and considering immigrant experiences, integration into a new country and other issues that arise for new immigrants.
This month we are so excited to host Lauren Schrero, cofounder of The Nora Project! Lauren is the mother of Nora and co-founder of the organization. Co-founded by an educator and the parents of a child with disabilities, The Nora Project aims to normalize difference, demystify disability, and promote meaningful connections between students and their peers with disabilities. We do this through a suite of programs that teach empathy, inclusive...more
This month we are watching Crip Camp as a starting off point for conversation on disability, inclusion, how we support our parents of kiddos with disabilities and how we aid in progressing our worlds to include others. We can't wait to discuss this with you ladies!
Notes from the call:
This documentary is inspiring, heartwarming and eye opening. It really does a wonderful job of humanizing people with disabilities and...more
This month we discussed racial disparities in health care. We focused primarily on the current pandemic for half the meeting and the second half on women's health. Lots to dive into!
Short Wave podcast (15 min listen) https://www.npr.org/2020/06/04/870025677/coronavirus-and-racism-are-dual-public-health-emergencies
Serena & Beyonce article (WaPo...more
Let's continue our discussions on privilege and whiteness as it relates to how many of us navigate the world.
Small Doses- Side Effects of White Women
Code Switch- What's in a 'Karen'?
View this chart (at the end of the article)...more
This month we are diving into bias and privilege. Many of us have learned about unconscious bias and maybe explored white privilege, but let's revisit and take it one step further in discussion. As you read and listen, examine bias and privilege in both your own life and how it shapes your parenting.
Is there anything new or interesting you found in the articles that led you to question, react or explore further?
As you think...more