Here’s Why You Can’t Recruit or Retain Black People and What You Can Begin to Do About It “..institutions commonly and unconsciously assume POC [People of Color] who are invited into the institution should not only be grateful but should also want to be like the white people who invited them.” -Ruth King, Mindful of[…]
By Natasha Harrison advocacy, Community Engagement, Justice, Racial Bias, Racial Equity May 18, 2021
In the wake of global loss, it is only through communal care and ritual space that individuals can heal and return to a positive sense of wellbeing.
By Natasha Harrison advocacy, Community Engagement, Culture Transformation, Justice, Racial Equity, Strategy Dec 24, 2020
Racial equity must involve the most impacted in the creation and implementation of policies and practices. #CBV was encouraged by the inspiring models of grantmaking led by community members. They are challenging the narrative about who is really positioned to transform communities. We highlight the amazing work from: THRIVE Thomasville Stadium Neighborhoods Community Trust Fund[…]
While the world was watching the election reports, I was laughing with Mo Amer and Gina Yashere; coloring; and eating my taco Tuesday meal prepared by my hubby. I was also intermittently browsing through my social media to check-in on my communities. I received prayers, funny videos and affirmations that summarized all is well. During[…]