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CATEGORY: News

2022 Employee Recognition Ceremony goes virtual for third year in a row

The all-virtual event was attended by staff and Board members alike.   Lawrence Hall celebrated the achievements of its staff on Thursday, July 28, 2022. […]

Allyship and Privilege

The burden of promoting equity shouldn’t fall on those with less privilege, as it often tends to do.

The Intersection of Race, Sexuality, and Gender

To understand the history of the LGBTQ+ community and their fight for rights, one must acknowledge the influence of Black, Brown, and Transgender individuals, as they still struggle with erasure and having their voices heard.

Mental Health Awareness Month

If 1 in 5 Americans have a mental illness, why is it so hard to talk about in society? You can thank cultural stigmas for that.

Asian Pacific American Awareness Month

Due to the model minority myth, Asian Pacific Americans are seen as hardworking and successful, but they are vastly underrepresented in positions of leadership and influence.

Workplace Psychological Safety

Psychological safety is the belief that you won’t be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns, or mistakes.

Underrepresentation

Who speaks for you? Lawmakers, boards of directors, and committees make decisions every day that impact your life, and for this reason, diversity is important.

What is DEI?

Strong diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) workplace practices have a positive impact on talent acquisition, employee satisfaction, and improved decision making and innovation.

The Arab-American Experience

In the U.S., many people conflate “Arab” and “Middle Eastern,” but linguistic and geographical factors mean that these terms are not fully interchangeable.

Women in the Workplace

Three of the top issues women navigate in the workplace are equal pay for equal work, child rearing expectations and hurdles, and moving up the career ladder.

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