Taking Up Space:  An Intentional Daily Practice

Taking Up Space:
An Intentional Daily Practice

This week marks the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising led by: Marsha P. Johnson, a Black trans woman; Sylvia Rivera, a Latina trans woman; Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a Black trans woman; and Stormé DeLarverie, a multi-racial butch lesbian, among others. Their...

On Tulsa, Juneteenth, and (Un)Learning Dishonest History

On Tulsa, Juneteenth, and (Un)Learning Dishonest History

As June comes to a close, we are reflecting on two particularly important moments and the role of education - and of educating - in the work of racial justice. June began with the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre and also marked the declaration - finally -...

The Complexities of Resilience

The Complexities of Resilience

We held a teamwide discussion recently on the concept of resilience, and asked Promise54 team members to share their reflections on how and where they learned about resilience and how they’re considering it today. When we entered into the conversation we were...

50 Actions Your Org Can Take After Posting About BLM

50 Actions Your Org Can Take After Posting About BLM

This list was initially written by one of our teammates, Vanessa Douyon, as a resource for her friends and family. We are re-publishing here to share with our networks as well. It is intended to serve as a starting point for leaders contemplating where to go from here...

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