Take our Welcoming, Belonging, & Compassion Index©

The WB&C Index is a questionnaire which helps organizations  evaluate inclusivity. This process will help you measure and create goals for welcoming and belonging for all your team members as well as clients and constituents. An organization with a culture of compassion is an awesome place for all your employees, team members and clients!

The Science of Compassion :: Charter for Compassion

This on-demand self-paced course by the Global Charter of Compassion teaches about the science of compassion, mindfulness, and social emotional learning. 

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Compassion

Charter Education Institute :: Charter for Compassion

The Charter Education Institute offers featured and self-directed learning opportunities to increase our capacity for compassion. 

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The Roots of Compassion :: Charter for Compassion

Explore the connection between compassion and religion. Compassion is a fundamental value in various religious traditions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. This article highlights the teachings and scriptures that emphasize compassion as a core principle for believers. It also explores the role of religious communities in promoting compassion and fostering a sense of empathy and care for others. Learn about the universal nature of compassion and its deep roots in religious traditions.

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The Shortness of Life Understanding our Differences and Similarities :: Charter for Compassion

Seneca's treatise "On the Shortness of Life" offers a reminder that life is not inherently short, but rather, we often waste it through busyness, preoccupation, and a lack of presence. He emphasizes the importance of valuing time as a precious resource and cautions against the toxic effects of achievement, ambition, and procrastination. 

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Why Everyone Suffers in Unequal Societies :: Charter for Compassion

The healthiest societies have in common, not that they have more—more income, more education, or more wealth, but what they have is more equitably shared. 

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Our Individual and Collective Happiness :: Charter for Compassion

The article discusses the psychology of how humans use frames, categories, and storytelling to make sense of the world and cultivate practical wisdom. It explores the concept of telos, which is the purpose or aim of a particular activity, and how practical wisdom involves translating general aims into concrete action.

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Interaction with Constituents or Customers

3 Ways to Support the LGBTQ+ Community Beyond Pride Month (msn.com)

"It costs a company nothing to put up a rainbow flag," Lola Wang, 30, a queer therapist and the founder of Chicago-based psychotherapy agency Fig Tree Counseling.

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anti-racism glossary - Search (bing.com)

As people around the world demand justice and racial equality for Black people, some unfamiliar and occasionally misunderstood terms have moved into the mainstream. To promote a better understanding, here's a brief glossary.

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Realize Your Potential: Ready Learning Portal (csod.com)

To realize your full potential, click on the link and get started.

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Respect Ethnic & Racial Differences (csod.com)

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Equity and Inclusion Lens (csod.com)

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Equity Audit | Center for Diversity and the Environment (cdeinspires.org)

The Equity Audit functions as an equity, diversity, and inclusion assessment tool that illuminates an organization’s current reality and provides strategic direction on the path forward. 

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Interaction with Constituents or Customers

3 Ways to Support the LGBTQ+ Community Beyond Pride Month (msn.com)

"It costs a company nothing to put up a rainbow flag," Lola Wang, 30, a queer therapist and the founder of Chicago-based psychotherapy agency Fig Tree Counseling.

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anti-racism glossary - Search (bing.com)

As people around the world demand justice and racial equality for Black people, some unfamiliar and occasionally misunderstood terms have moved into the mainstream. To promote a better understanding, here's a brief glossary.

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Realize Your Potential: Ready Learning Portal (csod.com)

To realize your full potential, click on the link and get started.

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Respect Ethnic & Racial Differences (csod.com)

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Equity and Inclusion Lens (csod.com)

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Equity Audit | Center for Diversity and the Environment (cdeinspires.org)

The Equity Audit functions as an equity, diversity, and inclusion assessment tool that illuminates an organization’s current reality and provides strategic direction on the path forward. 

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Accessibility

Unique job site can help neurodivergent people find meaningful work — while being themselves

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

 

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Invisible Disabilities (csod.com)

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How to Ensure People With Disabilities Can Participate Fully in Virtual Events (philanthropy.com)

One in four people in the United States has a disability, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet despite a growing focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion work at many nonprofits, experts say most still aren’t doing enough to ensure events are inclusive and accessible to everyone.

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Accessibility Resources - Autistic Self Advocacy Network (autisticadvocacy.org)

Here all the Autistic Self Advocacy Network(ASAN) resources can be found. 

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How to Ensure People With Disabilities Can Participate Fully in Virtual Events (philanthropy.com)

One in four people in the United States has a disability, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet despite a growing focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion work at many nonprofits, experts say most still aren’t doing enough to ensure events are inclusive and accessible to everyone.

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Making Events Accessible - Checklist for meetings, conferences, training, and presentations that are remote/virtual, in-person, or hybrid | Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) | W3C

This page helps presenters, participants, and organizers make events inclusive, particularly to people with disabilities. This benefits everyone, particularly international participants.

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Making Events Accessible - Checklist for meetings, conferences, training, and presentations

This page helps presenters, participants, and organizers make events inclusive, particularly to people with disabilities. This benefits everyone, particularly international participants.

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How To Plan Accessible Events

Here are some tips on access-centered event/program organizing/planning.

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Disability F.A.Q.

Learn everything you need to know about disabilities. Like what exactly is a disability and what is it that makes a person disabled.

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AskEARN | Inclusion@Work: A Framework for Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization

Explore strategies for creating disability-inclusive workplace cultures and meeting your organization's diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals.

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Accessible Infographics and Flyers Checklist | California State University, Northridge (csun.edu)

Use this checklist to assess if your flyer/infographic meets all accessibility standards and best practices.  Select each checkbox that applies to your flyer/infographic.

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Policies and Forms

Are Non-Christian Employees Represented in Your Holiday Policies? (hbr.org)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

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Considering Conscious Culture from an HR Perspective with Thembi Machaba — Virtual Gathering Recap - Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

On September 22, Thembi Machaba, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Freshpet, was interviewed by Senior Leader Network member Heather Whaling, President and Founder of Geben Communications,to share her knowledge from leading at a radically human organization. 

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Decision-Makers and Organizational Culture

Reduce the Harm of Microaggression in the Workplace (csod.com)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

 

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Support an Inclusive Culture (csod.com)

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8 Ways to Support the LGBTQIA+ Community During Pride Month and Beyond (msn.com)

  • Article is a good source of inspiration in thinking about ways to support LGBTQIA+ community in terms of creating safe spaces, how to educate yourself, and starting an open dialogue. 
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Realize Your Potential: Ready Learning Portal (csod.com)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

 

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Why Sharing Power at Work is the Very Best Way to Build It :: Charter for Compassion

Good leaders build a powerful team by sharing power, not by building themselves up (falsely) by imagining they can hoard power personally. Read more about how to do this.

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The Fully Human Organization :: Charter for Compassion

  • Article is a good source of inspiration in thinking about ways to support LGBTQIA+ community in terms of creating safe spaces, how to educate yourself, and starting an open dialogue. 
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The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally) (hbr.org)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

 

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Lessons In Leadership: It's Not About You. (It's About Them) : NPR

Great article to teach you about being a good leader.

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Embracing Interdependence as a Leader with Lorna Davis — Virtual Gathering Recap - Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

  • Article is a good source of inspiration in thinking about ways to support LGBTQIA+ community in terms of creating safe spaces, how to educate yourself, and starting an open dialogue. 
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Organizational and Social Responsibility

Business and Peace BAP-2021-web-1.pdf (economicsandpeace.org)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

 

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Issues — JUST Capital

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Four Reasons Why a Higher Purpose Is Business Critical

  • Article is a good source of inspiration in thinking about ways to support LGBTQIA+ community in terms of creating safe spaces, how to educate yourself, and starting an open dialogue. 
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Conscious Capitalism: How the Private Sector can Build a Better World

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9 Ways To Celebrate Pride Month All Year Long (msn.com)

  • This list includes the following 
  • LGBQTIA+ organizations to donate to or volunteer with.

 

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20 LGBTQ+ Charities to Support in Honor of Pride Month in 2022 – Robb Report

This can be used to find better quality resources for the people after participating in the index. For example StartOut maybe a great resource for organizations looking to partner or contract with entrepreneurs and Founders from the LGBTQ+ community. 

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10 LGBTQ Organizations to Support (msn.com)

Another list of LGBTQ organizations that may provide better or more in-depth resources.

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Indigenous-Peoples-Day-Toolkit_B1_C4.pdf (illuminative.org)

Great article to teach you about being a good leader.

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LGBQTIA+ Resources

LGBTQ in the Workplace: Gender Identity vs. Sexual Orientation (csod.com)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

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3 Ways to Support the LGBTQ+ Community Beyond Pride Month (msn.com)

Great asset for if you want to know more ways to support the LGBTQ+ community outside of pride month.

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Why Was June Chosen As LGBTQ Pride Month? (msn.com)

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What is the history behind Pride Month? How the LGBTQ celebration came to be (msn.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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How to Be More LGBTQ+-Inclusive at Work (msn.com)

  • This list includes the following 
  • LGBQTIA+ organizations to donate to or volunteer with.

 

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10 Great LGBTQ Podcasts for Pride Month (msn.com)

This can be used to find better quality resources for the people after participating in the index. For example StartOut maybe a great resource for organizations looking to partner or contract with entrepreneurs and Founders from the LGBTQ+ community. 

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We Are An LGBT Non-Profit for Entrepreneurs | About Us | StartOut

Another list of LGBTQ organizations that may provide better or more in-depth resources.

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How You Can Support LGBTQ+ Mental Health During Pride Month & All Year Long (msn.com)

Amazing article that talks about how you can support LGBTQ+ mental health during pride month and throughout the year.

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Guidelines for Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients by Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Guidelines to follow when taking care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender patients by other Gay and Lesbian medical associations.

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Making Your Clinic Welcoming to LGBTQ Patients.pdf (pbworks.com)

Another list of LGBTQ organizations that may provide better or more in-depth resources.

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My disability made it hard to accept my gender identity. Here’s how I made peace. - The Washington Post

This article talks about how disabilities have gotten in the way of people being able to accept their gender identity and how they made peace with it.

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Resources – Transformation Journeys Worldwide (transformationjourneysww.com)

There is so much to learn and understand about the vast complexity of gender identity, gender expression and biological sex. Here are some of the most frequent areas we get asked about.

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Addressing Bias

Introduction to Unconscious Bias (csod.com)

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

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Bias-free language (apa.org)

The American Psychological Association emphasizes the need to talk about all people with inclusivity and respect.

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You Can’t Change What You Can’t See: Interrupting Racial and Gender Bias in the Legal Profession

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Intersectionality: Identifying Intersections of Power, Privilege and Inequality (substack.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Anti-racism and Representation

anti-racism glossary - Search (bing.com)

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Respect Ethnic & Racial Differences (csod.com)

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Our Work — Beloved Community (wearebeloved.org)

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no-representation-leads-to-misrepresentation.pdf (illuminative.org)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Serena Williams hired diverse designers for her new Nike collection (fastcompany.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Health and Wellness in Remote/Hybrid organizations

Use technology to manage your well-being | Microsoft

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

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First the Body Whispers. Then it Screams. - by Dalia Kinsey (substack.com)

Great article that talks about the toxic mindset in which we feel like we have to suffer our bodies to make ends meet. 

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Microsoft Word - TCHS Project Update 1-19-17_2.docx (transamericainstitute.org)

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Why Your Workplace Wellness Program Isn't Working (gallup.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Health Action Council - Finding the Uncommon White Paper

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Health Action Council - Finding the Uncommon White Paper

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Inclusion and Intersectionality

Museum celebrates Pride Month with all-Native drag show (msn.com)

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Berlin mosque flies rainbow flag for pride month (msn.com)

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5 Ways Non-Disabled People Can Support the Disability Community During Disability Pride Month (msn.com)

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What Is Disability Pride Month? (msn.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of

  • Great information on disability pride month.
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It’s Disability Pride Month. So why is nobody talking about it? (msn.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Accessibility (LinkedIn)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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https://reformjudaism.org/learning/judaism-classes/introduction-judaism/introduction-judaism-online-taught-american-sign

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of

  • Great information on disability pride month.
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Diversity and Inclusion - Ukraine (peacecorps.gov)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Accessibility (LinkedIn)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Religion

Islamophobia Guidebook :: Charter for Compassion

Really great article on the experience of neurodivergent people in the workplace, great information, great resources, and a great model of compassion, inclusion, and belonging being operationalized. 

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Faith's Common Thread :: Charter for Compassion

All of us should from time to time challenge our core beliefs - asking ourselves what moves us to do what we do. If our fundamental principles include "do no harm" and "protect the weak", are our institutions and our own behavior proof to what we believe?

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What Is Disability Pride Month? (msn.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of

  • Great information on disability pride month.
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It’s Disability Pride Month. So why is nobody talking about it? (msn.com)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Accessibility (LinkedIn)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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https://reformjudaism.org/learning/judaism-classes/introduction-judaism/introduction-judaism-online-taught-american-sign

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of

  • Great information on disability pride month.
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Diversity and Inclusion - Ukraine (peacecorps.gov)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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Accessibility (LinkedIn)

History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.

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