A few weeks ago, our Institute hosted A Symposium on Racial Equity. It was an amazing experience. I was able to sit down and chat with one of our sponsors, Rene Ledford. She is the Director of Training and Quality Improvement for Children's Home Society. Listen to our reactions from the Symposium and our take [...]
Calling all Social Workers!! This will be a very special experience at Martha's Vineyard. I'm honored to be speaking on the agenda. There is still room for you! Visit http://www.socialworkvoices.com to view the activities and register.
Social workers and social scientists have a duty to educate, clarify and raise consciousness when empirically unfounded conclusions that can be harmful to marginalized populations are promoted as fact. Some may read Naomi Schafer Riley’s blog for the American Enterprise Institute – No, The Child Welfare System Isn’t Racist – and deem it as just another piece [...]
Six months ago, I did a TED Talk. It is hard to believe that almost 1 million people have watched it. I’m hoping that those people are more aware of Implicit Bias and have gained an understanding of how dangerous it can be. I presented research that I conducted in New York. The agency involved [...]
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has financially contributed to the campaign. I know it's the holiday season so your gift means that much more. On December 6, 2018, I will be giving up the comforts of home for a night to raise awareness of homelessness in our community. I will be joined by [...]
White Paper published this week: Using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics in Decision Making The world is becoming increasingly dependent on technology, cell phones, and other hand-held devices that put the entirety of the internet in the hands of users. Streaming services provide users with real-time up-to-date recommendations on television shows, YouTube clips, [...]
I just joined Medium.com! Here's my first article. The intractable issues of racism and discrimination have been persistent in our country and throughout the world. Racism has found its way into nearly every crevice of society. We have read about bias in the criminal justice system, we have witnessed the subjectivity within interactions with law enforcement, we’ve seen the [...]