Consult for businesses committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion around the rise of COVID-19 hate crimes and harassment.

1. Take a firm stand on Covid-19 Asian/Pacific Islander discrimination zero-tolerance policies. Make this a public announcement.

2. Emphasize the company’s stance on deracializing the coronavirus. …

Open statement about the year-long series of violence and harassment towards Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States:

These acts of aggression are committed by both White and BIPOC individuals. There is no doubt that a significant number hold a white supremacist narrative fuelled by the former White House

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Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning (Ladson-Billings,1994).

We see this term used in the field of Diversity Equity and Inclusion. …

In diverse teams, employees need high levels of psychological safety for managers to harness the power of diversity itself. Here are some ways you can build safety in diversity now 💡

  1. ZERO-TOLERANCE POLICIES

Be clear that you believe in and are committed to holding the zero-tolerance policies around equity, e.g…

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This article is not peer-reviewed. Instead, this is an independent piece of work that is open to the public for review, discussion and comments. #freethenet #uncolonizeacademia

Abstract: This article applies Transactional Analysis theory in addressing the phenomenon of “Othering” as a transgenerational script that could have roots in hunter-gatherer and…

Trump has banned Critical Race Theory (CRT) based Diversity Equity & Inclusion programs for federal employees. It has been thought to be “racist” and “un-American.”

I believe it would be overly simplistic to assume that a change of president would magically make CRT understandable to the masses. Yes, we (the…

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The human mind isn’t as complicated as we think. Sure, all the neuroscience today offers knowledge beyond our wildest dreams, BUT… not all of it is needed for sustainable transformation. …

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I’m going to talk about the book ‘White Fragility’. I have a mixed bag of responses to how this book has been sold out on Amazon and how this is now the mainstream language for dismantling systemic racial oppression. I agree with what the author describes. …

When the bills have piled up, the keys are nowhere to be found and promises are not fulfilled the relationship can tense up quickly. The non-ADHD partner can feel resentful of “always” having to caretake without gratitude. …

Originally published on cherylleong.com, July 8th 2016

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“Black Lives Matter” began as a hashtag on Twitter in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death. As a therapist, I started asking myself questions about how the field of psychotherapy can support the Black community as it fights for change. While psychotherapists discuss…

Cheryl Leong

Author of the forthcoming book “Leading With Consciousness: Cultivating Conscious Organizational Culture.” I am a leadership coach & psychotherapist.

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