29 Oct 2020
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Be Engaged: Your Voice Matters

There is a slogan that is often touted during an election cycle:  Your voice, your vote.  It puts me in mind of one of the opening scenes in the movie “Selma.”  The scene opens with a middle-aged Black woman sitting in a waiting room of…

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Cultivating a Culture of Belonging

I am the proud mother of two daughters. Our girls are full siblings who we adopted when they were just cute toddlers. Nearly two years apart in age, they were always holding hands. Our eldest daughter, S, has a physical and neurological disability. It has…

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Challenging Unconscious Bias Through Mindfulness

Our perceptions in life maneuver our decisions, guide our ideologies and regulate our sense of morality and ethics. When these viewpoints, however, are clouded by the subtle layer of unconscious bias, our best-intentioned opinions become dangerous and disrespectful stereotypes about the people around us. Without…

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Why We DIVE IN

With the recent passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of her famous quotes “Fight for the things that you care about but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – circulated among some of my Blue…