Blogs

13 Dec 2023

“Learn to enjoy and respect each other's differences.” – Fred Meijer December brings a tapestry of celebrations, from religious festivities to moments of reflection and gratitude. In the spirit of inclusivity, this season is an opportune time to embrace communal celebration, foster understanding, and make the holiday season joyful for everyone. This mindset is essential throughout the...
20 Nov 2023

“Diverse companies have more satisfied and happier employees than companies with low diversity levels.” -  Zippia Research Despite what you might have heard in recent headlines, DEI in the workplace matters to today’s workforce. In fact, according to a recent survey by The Harris Poll on behalf of the Black Economic Alliance Foundation, 81% of American employees overwhelmingly support...
11 Aug 2023

“What I have discovered is that kindness is a nice sentiment, but being kind comes down to what you’re willing to do in the moments when your heart wants to hide and your brain wants to judge, giving you an excuse to act badly or do nothing at all.” - Vernā Myers The inclusion of “Belonging” is on the rise as part of an organization’s DEI training and programs. And DEIB offers leaders...
19 Jun 2023

As the early days of summer are fast upon us, we, like many of you, are looking forward to slowing down the usual routine, taking some time to reconnect with family, friends, and ourselves. And this includes diving into our summer reading list! Finding the right books to help see things from a different perspective while supporting a DEI journey from both a personal and professional pers...
26 Oct 2022

We’re so excited to announce the launch of Vernā’s original podcast, Sundays With Vernā! Adapted from her highly popular online talk show, created after the killing of George Floyd and the 2020 racial awakening, the Sundays With Vernā podcast brings together the brightest minds in science, art, culture, and politics to cover topics from food justice to voting rights and mindfulness at...