June 2020 Newsletter

A 3-Point Framework for How to Be a Better Ally

If you are a white woman who feels a little tentative to speak out or take action on the movement to confront racial injustice right now, you should know this: You are not alone. “There is a massive sense of fear and resistance in this moment that white people are feeling that is rooted in a lack of understanding,” says Dr. Tiffany Jana, Conferences for Women speaker and diversity and … [ more ]

Giving Voice to All with “Sing, Unburied, Sing” Author Jesmyn Ward

Get up close and personal with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In this episode of Women Amplified, we explore writing as a vehicle to give a voice to others past and present. Ward’s powerful insights, however, go far beyond writing instruction. Her words serve as an important reminder that we have a responsibility to speak up and give voice to those who have been silenced or erased in … [ more ]

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