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Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day is on August 7th, 2022. Established as an official day of recognition in 2014, the Purple Heart was actually created by George Washington in 1782. At the time, it was called the Badge of Merit and was designed to honor enlisted and deserving people. It wasn’t until 1932 that the merit was […]

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The State of DEI

This year, we are rolling out our annual State of DEI survey and we invite you to be a part of this initiative. As a DEI practitioner, your voice is incredibly important in helping us understand the complex tapestry that makes up the DEI landscape today. As our way of saying thanks, everyone who completes […]

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Belonging and Inclusion Start with Psychological Safety and Empathetic Thinking

Studies are showing that empathy in the workplace is DECLINING! This should be a hard stop for companies considering 90% of employees are more likely to stay with an organization that empathizes with their needs. Ninety Percent! Providing Empathetic Thinking Skills training and building a Psychologically Safe workplace will help to create an environment of […]

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Racial Equity Speaker Series: AAPI | LatinX | Black History

We are very excited to announce our first Speaker Series – Racial Equity! In this three-part speaker series, our Diversity Crew Partners will do a deep dive into the top three Racial Equity categories we get asked to provide training on the most. AAPI: Beyond Acronyms: Creating Pathways to Advance Equity for AAPI Communities in […]

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Where Are You On Your DEI Journey?

In our DEI work, we often use travel metaphors – journey, milestone, mapping – because a quick fix does not exist in DEI. Organizations that take on this work after identifying gaps in their culture, demographic makeup, or equitable opportunities should be prepared to embark on a continuous journey in order to make lasting changes. […]

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Diversity Crew: A Two Year Look Back

The past two years has been a wonderful whirlwind of helping organizations Treat People Better! Since we are data driven in our approach to DEI, we decided to put our own information through the analytical gauntlet to see what the numbers say about our two years in service. If you’d like more information about Diversity […]

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Why Are the Gays So Goddamn Loud?

From the perspective of the “average” outsider looking in, the LGBTQIAP2+ community may seem a little….well, gay! In this case, I’m utilizing just one of the historical definitions of the word gay, meaning joyous, brightly-colored, cheerful, bright and showy. So, why might many see the LGBTQ+ community as so out there, so separated from the […]

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LGBTQIA+ Discrimination in the Workplace

Unsupportive work cultures push LGBTQIA+ employees to leave organizations. The data tells us that this community experiences discrimination at disappropriate rates. Check out the stats below. Almost half (45.5%) of LGBT workers have experienced, at some point in their careers, some form of unfair treatment at work, including: harassment, being fired, or facing hiring discrimination […]

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Mental Health Statistics and the LGBTQIA+ Community

For many LGBTQIA+ people, socioeconomic and cultural conditions negatively impact mental health conditions. Many in the LGBTQIA+ community face discrimination, prejudice, denial of civil and human rights, harassment and family rejection, which can lead to new or worsened symptoms. Take a look at the statistics below to see how mental health conditions affect the LGBTQIA+ […]

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Your Leadership Shadow is Hurting Your DEI Efforts

Here is How to Fix It With the rise of DEI awareness and education combined with an increase in the number of studies linking diversity and inclusion efforts to organizations’ bottom line, more and more companies are committing money and resources to DEI. The most successful organizations in this space not only engage with the […]