DEI in the Face of Social Intolerance

In 2020, saying you were a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) advocate was easy because it guaranteed metaphorical applause and approving nods from audiences companies wanted to connect with. In fact, everyone was ready to roll up their sleeves, take responsibility, and get to work. But it’s now 2022, and despite the progress, it feels like the social and political pendulum is swinging backward.

What’s Missing From DE&I?

You’ve checked every box on the list of necessary diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) imperatives in efforts to transform your company, and still, it may feel like something is missing. It’s the B for Belonging. “Belonging” is a relatively new term in the...

Leaning into Social Impact in 2022

My favorite month of the year is January.  January allows me an opportunity to set new goals for the year and to continue working toward the goals I have set in prior years. After stepping down as the President and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in...

Accountability Can Inspire Your New Normal in DEI

As the world returns to the office, it can feel like we’re simply getting back into the normal pace of things. But returning to a “normal” work environment is an opportunity to reimagine your culture and implement changes to your outreach that prove your commitment to...

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