Author: Josephine “Jo” Bowens Lewis, PsyD
I’m often aware of my father’s presence in the context of working with people. He had a capacity to articulate meaning in words. He certainly was verbose, yet when he spoke, he had something to say. As a minister, he had a gift of speaking to people according to what he was inspired to tell them, and he had a vast knowledge to draw from. At the same time, he would speak to what he heard from the other person. And he had a kindness of intent—that seemed to come naturally to him. That often guides what I say: paying attention to impact.
Author: Felipe Garcia
With the changing landscape of the global economy, this article by VISIONS consultant Felipe Garcia examines the need for more effective cross-cultural communication in the workplace.
Author: Roberto Lovato
In “Fear of a Brown Planet”, Roberto Lovato traces the emergence of a “politics of white fear” rooted in California and spreading across the country.
Author: Peggy McIntosh
In another classic article from Peggy McIntosh, white privilege is recognized and unpacked as it relates to crime, courts and the law.
Author: Cooper Thompson, M.S.
In this article, Cooper Thompson examines white male denial about oppression and some of the barriers to change around diversity work experienced by white males.
Authors: Jarrow Merenivitch and Dan Reigle
Jarrow Merenivitch and Dan Reigle trace the historical development of organizational inclusions attempts from segregation to Affirmative Action to multiculturalism and outline phases of organizational development around this issue through “Toward a Multicultural Organization”.