October 2, 2020

Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of working with King 5 staff providing DEI training and will continue to do so into 2021. This led to another opportunity. Joyce Taylor and one of King 5’s producers Christin Ayers, asked me to consult on a project they...

September 27, 2020

When we speak boldly and challenge White supremacy, White supremacy pushes back. We’ve seen this most recently in the federal investigation into racial justice workshop in the City of Seattle. This was quickly followed by a memo from Russell Vought, Director of the Off...

June 8, 2020

While it is certainly not the only thing that needs to be done in order for change to occur, one way to demonstrate a commitment to anti-racism is for leaders to share a written statement. Messaging to the world where you stand during these times of unrest reminds us t...

December 5, 2019

After attending our two-day Train the Trainer workshop, a participant sent me the following questions. I enjoyed responding and Caprice added some ideas as well. We thought others might find these tips useful.

What level of audience do you address your questions for (i....

April 26, 2019

I’m taking a day off!

It was December 27th and I was looking forward to two of my favorite forms of self-care, soaking at Olympus Spa and visiting with my dear friend Jenn. We’d also reserved a room at the Tulalip Casino; a mini-vacation of sorts, halfway between our ho...

October 6, 2018

About a year and a half ago, I made a commitment to myself that I would open all my workshops and keynotes by first recognizing the tribes of the land we are on.  Ilsa had brought this idea to my attention when planning one of our workshops together.  She created a sli...

October 3, 2018

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As I watch people debate whether Nike should have used Colin Kaepernick in their campaign and whether Kaepernick should have agreed to work with Nike, I only hope his message, Black Lives Matter, does not get lost. Kaepernick, along with...

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