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  • We have been thrown into discomfort. Forced, really into a time of instability. For many, the past six weeks have been both a blur and a blend. A blur where time seems to get lost, where weekdays seem indistinct from weekends, PJs have become work......

  • I was in a Zoom ‘cafe’ with several fellow leadership folks. We were gathered to hold space for each other. We each felt like we had been the ones holding space for so many people, holding space for programs, projects, teams. We are all community......

  • I’m over cowardly leadership. I’m sick of leaders who don’t take a stand for what they say they believe in. I’m tired of posters, pamphlets, and presentations about values, integrity, and trust in organizations where people feel silenced, disregarded, and exist in fear. ...

  • An article last week from NPR suggested that “a majority of parents, rarely, if ever, discuss race/ethnicity, gender, class or other categories of social identity with their kids.” This is according to a national survey of more than 6,000 parents conducted by Sesame Workshop and NORC at the University of Chicago....

  • Lorri, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. There are some things I’ve always loved. Sport and fitness. Writing. Issues of justice and equality related to women and gender. And, as I look back, making a difference....

  • Every day continues to be marked by small steps forward, and a willingness to continue on with the (sometimes large) steps back. But moving forward I am. I am working hard to live in alignment with my values and actions, and trying to be a mom that encourages her kids to do the same....

  • The holidays are always a time for increased consciousness. Marked by gratitude, appreciation, attempts at giving back, we all seem to be more conscious of, not only others, but of our selves as well. Our New Year’s resolutions reflect our attempts to acknowledge personal shortcoming and areas for improvement and to set a path toward reaching that improved place....

  • With March being women’s history month, we always get an influx of “alerts” on issues of women’s leadership. The verdict is still mixed: some stories claim how far women have come and others cite the low numbers and lack of representation of women in the higher positions within the public sector....