DougCo student group addresses discrimination, proposes solution
(Castle Rock, CO) During this week's DougCo Board of Education meeting, members of the Student Advisory Group, a board committee tasked with voicing student concerns over district policies, proposed solutions to problems ranging from mental health to unfairness in the dress code to discrimination within schools.
Tiffany Capeles Named Intermountain Healthcare’s First Chief Equity Officer
After an extensive national search, Intermountain Healthcare has selected Tiffany Capeles, a nationally recognized diversity leader, as the health system’s first chief equity officer.
How Race Affects Obtaining An Architecture License in Colorado and Beyond
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance explain how a recent study shows how race affects obtaining an architecture license in Colorado and beyond.
Colorado Business Owner Asks Why Does Diversity Depend On Such A Strong Sense of Individuality
During my interview with Genesis Amaris Kemp I ask her why does the current version of diversity depend on such a strong sense of individuality.
Colorado Business Owner Asks A DEI Advocate What Is A Woman
During my interview with Genesis Amaris Kemp I ask her, "What is a woman?"
What Are You So Passionate About Diversity Equity and Inclusion
During my interview with Genesis Amaris Kemp I ask her why she is so passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion.
What Is The Solution To Exclusion Through Diversity Checkboxes
During my interview with Genesis Amaris Kemp I ask her what is the solution to exclusion through diversity checkboxes!
Inclusivity Tips for Companies
Creating a more inclusive environment for employees and customers is a big goal for many companies across Indiana, but it’s not always a clear and easy process. Sometimes it can seem like a daunting endeavor, particularly for workplace cultures that haven’t changed much over time. Flexibility and constant learning will be key to improving inclusivity, and there are several handy pointers to know as you begin.
Virtual Livestream: Women's Equity in Music scheduled for 3/25
The Forge Collective and Grrrl Music are holding a virtual forum on Friday, March 25th at 9 AM PST titled "Women's Equity in Music." Tickets for the livestream event are $2 or you can buy a ticket and donate to Ukraine for $10. All donations will go to UN Women.
Forward Pinellas Board Adopts Equity Action Plan
PINELLAS COUNTY, FL ----Forward Pinellas Board adopted the Equity Assessment Action Plan on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in an effort to ensure all work at Forward Pinellas is inclusive and results in equitable outcomes for our entire community. Launched in 2020, the Equity Assessment was the first step in identifying our community needs and opportunities to help remove existing barriers to transportation, jobs, education, housing that’s affordable, and other resources.
New GSBS application aims to increase equity, inclusivity
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is pictured on Feb. 11.Quan Tran / The Tufts Daily. A committee of faculty, staff and students recently revised the application for Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to make it more equitable and accessible for the 2022 admissions cycle. The committee’s work was a project of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ Anti-Racist Working Group.
MCPS pushes in-person instruction, but staff shortages highlight inequity
Who benefits from the lack of access to transportation, meals, and curriculum?. Little girl lookin forlornly over a chairChinh Le Duc/Unsplash. Schools are facing a teacher shortage, and lack of coverage as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Montgomery County. Many staff members are in isolation or quarantine or caring for a quarantined child. Those in the building are using an all-hands-on-deck approach, causing them to miss out on their planning time. Paraeducators who provide extra support to students are pulled for class coverage, leaving students without the extra help they could receive.
MoCo BOE works remotely while requiring in-person instruction for staff and students
Maryland declared a state of emergency, but not for schools. The expectations placed upon Montgomery County schools and their staff members have been daunting. Many are frustrated with the lack of transparency and leadership as COVID-19 cases soar across the county. Add a little back peddling on decision making and a dash of finger-pointing, and you have the makings of what staff and students are calling COVID stew.
Facts About COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity and the Failure of Healthcare Delivery Logistics
The Secrets of Finding the modern solution to wasteful Vaccine usage and outdated Healthcare delivery Logistics quickly through Healthcare Without Borders (HCWB) According to a report published by Devex, less than 1 in 10 people in Africa are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, that is despite only around 32% of the continent’s countries’ supply of COVID-19 vaccine have gone unused. In Nigeria, less than 2% of the country has been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The governments in several African countries have confirmed that one million doses from donors have expired and will now be destroyed. In April, the Democratic Republic of Congo said it would return 1.3 million amounts that the country had received from the vaccine-sharing initiative COVAX after determining it couldn’t administer them before their expiration date. Burundi has vaccinated the lowest proportion of its population of any country. So far, less than 1% of over half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines it has received have been administered.