Honoring Black History in Policy

There are countless ways to honor Black History Month. Among them are opportunities to celebrate historical Black leaders, probe our own local histories for the good and the bad, imagine Black futures, and put in... Read More

What Does Anti-Racism Look Like in 2021? Hint: It's Not Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

“Diversity, equity, and inclusion” is now the resounding string of words carefully woven into staff meetings within corporate, non-profit, and government workplaces as the movement towards anti-racism continues. And while the phrase “diversity, equity, and... Read More

Beating the Odds

Two years ago, I received the worst news of my life: my daughter, Johanna, was diagnosed with stage four cancer. Seventeen and just starting her senior year of high school at the time, Johanna was... Read More