15 Jul 2021

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It’s been close to 16 months since most of us began working from home. A duration far exceeding an average onboarding period. But still many struggle to manage the stress, anxiety, and disconnection that comes with being physically distanced from their team. Whether you’re a leader, seasoned employee, or someone who joined the team over Zoom, finding and maintaining a connection with oth...
28 Jun 2021

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Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the Stonewall Riots -  six days of unrest in NYC that remained the catalyst to the existing Gay Rights Movement. Although good progress has been made in terms of LGBTQ+ rights and equality in our country since that fateful night in 1969, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done.  As we close up Pride Month 2021, we’re sharing 5 Things to Know...
17 Jun 2021

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin Our nation marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth this Saturday, June 19. Also known as Freedom Day, Liberation Day,  Emancipation Day and Jubilee Day, Juneteenth is celebrated as an important day in American history and the history of slavery.  It was on June 19, 1865, more t...
11 Dec 2020

Vernā speaks with the team at Diversity Woman Last month, Vernā was excited and honored to speak to the team at Diversity Woman Media for their Winter 2021 Issue of Inclusion magazine on what brought her to the work she does and how this work has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests. From the fundamental elements needed to create a more equitable w...
29 Aug 2018

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Dear Clients, Colleagues, Supporters & Friends, When I opened The Vernā Myers Company twenty years ago, my goal was to help our clients become more inclusive and diverse. We dedicated ourselves to working with organizations that shared our vision. It is with great pride that I can say each and everyone of you fit that description, enabling us to all grow together. Those of you ...
08 Jun 2018

FOR THOSE OF US LEFT BEHIND: CARRY ON IN PEACE
FOR THOSE OF US LEFT BEHIND: CARRY ON IN PEACE By Vernā Myers Today we woke up to the news that Anthony Bourdain committed suicide. We are still processing Kate Spade taking her own life three days ago and yesterday the CDC informed us that U.S. suicide rates are up 25% since 1999. https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/07/health/suicide-report-cdc/index.html Suicide is something that is ...