Where is your organization getting stuck in its racial equity journey?
Joanna Shoffner Scott believes that talking about racism is not enough to advance your organization’s equity aspirations. Equity must become a mission-centered practice backed up by clear shifts in policies, practices, and protocols.
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As a Black woman with meaningful experience in the race equity space, I have seen it all. Like many DEI practitioners, my work began as an “other duties as assigned” addition to my role. I’m grateful for the path on which that “duty” set me. However, years of consulting and coaching, combined with that entry, have helped me understand some hard truths. I’m ready to share the candid stories and lessons that have inspired me to dedicate this part of my career to being a resource for those willing AND working to make sustainable, equitable organizational change.
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