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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!
This on-demand self-paced course by the Global Charter of Compassion teaches about the science of compassion, mindfulness, and social emotional learning.
The Charter Education Institute offers featured and self-directed learning opportunities to increase our capacity 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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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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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.
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.
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.
Here all the Autistic Self Advocacy Network(ASAN) resources can be found.
This page helps presenters, participants, and organizers make events inclusive, particularly to people with disabilities. This benefits everyone, particularly international participants.
Here are some tips on access-centered event/program organizing/planning.
Learn everything you need to know about disabilities. Like what exactly is a disability and what is it that makes a person disabled.
Explore strategies for creating disability-inclusive workplace cultures and meeting your organization's diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals.
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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.
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.
Great article to teach you about being a good leader.
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.
Another list of LGBTQ organizations that may provide better or more in-depth resources.
Great asset for if you want to know more ways to support the LGBTQ+ community outside of pride month.
There might be a better source for the history of Pride month. This also may not be the best fit.
History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of intersectional issues.
Amazing article that talks about how you can support LGBTQ+ mental health during pride month and throughout the year.
Guidelines to follow when taking care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender patients by other Gay and Lesbian medical associations.
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.
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.
The American Psychological Association emphasizes the need to talk about all people with inclusivity and respect.
Great article that talks about the toxic mindset in which we feel like we have to suffer our bodies to make ends meet.
History and meaning of Pride. Great for creating cultural perspective and cultural empathy. Or even becoming aware of
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?
Speak to our team about resources you can immediately implement to encourage diversity & inclusion within your organization.
Did you know that you can help create a more compassionate Atlanta every time you go to the supermarket?
If you have a registered Kroger Plus Card (available for free at the Customer Service desk in every Kroger store) and a Kroger Community Rewards online account, and choose us as your designated non-profit organization, your purchases will begin earning rewards for Compassionate Atlanta within 7 to 10 business days!