Resources to dive into the Black Community realities. AND Actions you can take.
Reflect, learn, appreciate, and listen to truths that have been shared for decades and acknowledge the contribution that People with Disabilities have made to organizations and communities.
Educate yourself on the Black Community, and how to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at work and beyond. Let’s stand up with and for the Black Community and their initiatives.
Gain insight with the YouMeWe Conscious-Contribution Panel Series: candid conversation to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at work and beyond. YouMeWe hosted a panel with these four activists, business and community leaders. Their candid perspective will challenge and inspire you to make your contributions count. To purchase the recording visit: https://youmewe.ca/diversity-equity-inclusion-series/
Steps you can take to make your contribution count:
- How Racism Causes Mental Health Issues
- The Importance of Culturally Competent Care
- Why Don’t Black People Seek Mental Health Help
- Black Mental Health Providers
➡️ A fabulous list of resources to educate yourself on the Black community including Movies, Interviews, books, Educating Kids and other links. https://www.makingchangesc.com/resources
Solidarity commitment statement
A great way to determine if your commitments shift past performative gestures—beyond words of empathy and flag-lowering—is to input your obligations into this template.
As a ___ this week I can work in solidarity with ___ by ______________.
As a ___ this month I can work in solidarity with ___ by ______________.
As a ___ in the future, I can work in solidarity with ___ by ____________.
Here’s an example: As a person with privilege, this week, I can work in solidarity with the Black Community by seeking an opportunity to offer employment or invite an individual to sit on my board.
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Until next time, make your contribution count for you • me •we.