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Three aspects of Muslim Diversity in the USA:  Islamophobia, Workplace, and LGBT
By Stan Kimer
Over the past months, I have published a series of three blogs about Muslim (religion is Islam) diversity within the USA. I discuss: The current increase of Islamophobia in the USA; Considerations for Muslims in the workplace; And because I am a diversity consultant with a deep expertise in LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), the intersection of Islam with LGBT. [ Read more... ]

 

How about we stop letting other people define the work?
By Joe Gerstandt
Most of the few posts I have managed this year have been focused on language. I think that language is one of the most powerful and one of the most overlooked tools at our disposal.
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I've been thinking...
By Steve Hanamura
For the past two years I've been struggling with a way to address the topic of race in America, both individually and corporately. This week I had the opportunity to be with some people at a local organization to discuss the direct and indirect impact the recent events are having on peoples' lives.
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Misconceptions of and Interacting with Hispanics
By Stan Kimer
This is more of a lighthearted and somewhat humorous resource which still does contain a lot of truth. In fact this may be a resource you will find useful during National Hispanic Heritage Month (link) being celebrated in the USA each year September 15 - October 15.
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