Court Wakefield and Sarah Hodge are two friends who are passionate about how open and honest conversations can cultivate inclusive communities. Each episode, we'll break down a topic through the lens of diversity and inclusion, so you can navigate the professional, personal, and spiritual scenarios that call us all to be better advocates.
It's Election Day. If you haven't already voted, be sure to make it to the polls today to cast a vote for inclusion. Many of you may be voting against Trump rather than for Biden. And that’s okay. If you disagree with Biden, you can vote him in on November 3 and give him hell on November 4.
On today's episode, we're going to talk about how to hold elected officials accountable after Election Day.
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We usually don’t get explicitly political on this podcast when we can avoid it, but it would be counter to our values to avoid saying that one candidate (Donald Trump) believes that white privilege is a hoax, has spent his entire presidency undermining the rights and belittling the existence of marginalized groups including Queer, Latinx, Black, Indiginous folks and womxn.
The other candidate isn’t perfect, but their ticket and thei...
October 11, 2020 is the 33rd Annual National Coming Out Day.
In this episode, Court shares how National Coming Out Day has changed for them overtime as their identity has evolved. We also honor the history of this queer holiday and celebrate the courage of queer people both in and out of the closet.
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2020 has brought innumerable new challenges to families with school-aged children. Parents are not only dealing with keeping their families safe from COVID-19, they are also transitioning to working and schooling from their homes. All the while, they are also navigating the difficult conversations related to the social uprisings in response to the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
This episode, we take that challenge head ...
With the emergence of COVID-19, we are faced more than ever with how disparities in our broken healthcare system burden the most vulnerable among us.
In this episode, we define healthcare disparities, provide real life examples of how these disparities play out for marginalized people, and acknowledge the dark history of healthcare discrimination in the United States.
Then, we talk through what needs to change within the healthcare...
Racial gas lighting is a well-documented and researched experience in which people experience injustice because of their race while simultaneously being made to feel that the injustice isn't real.
You've heard it before. The thinly veiled, "It was just a joke," or "We're post-racial. We had a black president!" Maybe you've even claimed that you "don't see color."
On this episode, Sarah an...
It's easy for many of us to judge others about their choices during COVID-19. But how does intersectionality impact our choices about going back-to-school during the pandemic? Court and Sarah explore the reasons parents from different backgrounds may make varied choices and explain what you can do to make the best decision for your family.
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