Black Lives Matter
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Alternative Facts #3: Hire Immigrants
DEI Alternative Facts: #10: Official Languages
It is well-intentioned to honour Canada’s past…to want to ensure we recognize Canada’s official languages. We cannot honour & recognize...
DEI Alternative Facts #9: “I don’t see color”
When I hear statements like this, I know it is coming from a good place with good intentions, & now let’s consider the impact: 1....
DEI Alternative Facts #8: “I Am Not Privileged”
Do you find yourself measuring your success by the things you don’t have? That ZR1 your neighbour drives? Lisa’s fancy new #MBA? It’s...
DEI Alternative Facts #7: “I Treat Everyone Equally”
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Alternative Facts #6: The Business Case
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Alternative Facts #5: Safe Space
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Alternative Facts #4: My Team is Diverse
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Alternative Facts #2
“This is all to say that when things get real — really murderous, really tragic, really violent or aggressive — my white, liberal,...
Diversity & Inclusion Alternative Facts 1: Committees & Taskforces
Imagine getting to the hospital to have a tonsillectomy & being informed it won’t be done by a doctor but by a group of well-meaning...
Is your organization looking for a DEI Consultant?
Your organization is in the market for DEI consultants. As with any major collaboration, having clear and well-defined expectations is...
Black Lives Matter: Post 7 (Individuals)
White people & non-Black PoC, are you irritated by this? Have you stalled because of this dichotomy? Can you act on the tension these...
What is Juneteenth?
On Friday, June 19th, 1865, enslaved Black Texans found out that they had finally been freed… on January 01st, 1863… June 19th, was the...
Have you said: Violence/Rioting is not the answer. They should be protesting peacefully.
Watch this. And join me as we work on solutions. Citations and Further Learning: *Kellie Carter Jackson: “The Double Standard of the...
Black Lives Matter: Post 6 (Organizations)
Leaders, Managers & Decision-makers: Would you ask your employees who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour (BIPoC), as well as...
#Black Lives Matter: Post 5 (Individual)
Last week, our Individual calls to action were: (1)Reach out to Black friends, (2) Listen, (3) Ask how you can be supportive, & (4) Do...
Black Lives Matter: Post 4 (Organizations)
Are you looking for business cases to use in your BLM efforts? Let me provide this: You don’t need one. Here’s why. Often we hear about...
Black Lives Matter: Post 3 (Organizations)
Are you feeling overwhelmed by what we are witnessing right now? The feeling of saturation from being inundated with images and...
BLM: Post 2
When you read articles and see pictures from the protests, how do you feel? Do you experience feelings of sadness and helplessness? Do...
Black Lives Matter
As a Brown person, the protests & murders in the States, along with the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Toronto, have shaken me....