Systemic racism occurs when institutions put people at a disadvantage based on their race. This results in disparities in outcomes, These disparities indicate the presence of systemic racism even when there may be no racist intent.
Tag Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility
The Keys to Leading with Empathy:
Empathy is meaningful when employees are listened to, when they feel that they are heard. More importantly, leadership must commit to implementing solutions that balance the needs of employees and the organization so that employees thrive and the organization prospers.
Black History Month
The story of survival and the outstanding contribution of Black people to all spheres of life is conspicuously absent from mainstream history books. Until that changes, we will need to have Black History Month.
Philanthropy and Social Justice
Take a good hard look at the issues that underlie the major social problems that are more evident. How much more effective could your corporate social dollars be?
Caring for Work-from-home Caregivers
Aging baby-boomers are creating another boom. As baby boomers get older, they will be the ones diagnosed with dementia, creating a dementia boom that will present major challenges for their working caregiver children, the health care system, workplaces and the economy. Parking parents with dementia in nursing homes isn’t going to be the easiest option in an already overburdened health care system with limited capacity in long-term care residences.
Employers should prioritize caregiving in employee benefits plans and corporate social responsibility programs.