Tag: Allies

National Day of Mourning, Native Americans, Thanksgiving

National Day of Mourning Enters 50th Year in 2019

The National Day of Mourning, which commemorates the genocide of Native Americans every fourth Thursday of November instead of Thanksgiving, is now in its 50th year. It began in 1970, when a member and leader of the tribe that had originally met the pilgrims from the Mayflower landing wanted to…

5 Things Not to Say to Transgender People

The following article by Jean-Marie Navetta, the Director of Equality and Diversity Partnerships for PFLAG National, is an educational guide to improve transgender cultural competence in the workplace. Janet Mock 5 Things NOT to Say to Transgender People While research suggests that only two in ten people personally know someone…

The Value of Getting Hourly Workers into Employee Resource Groups

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Employee or business resource groups provide safe spaces and helps drive specific business goals. The participation of hourly workers is essential to the wellbeing of the work force, but it can be a specific challenge that a company has to navigate particularly with the…