capture How 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' is still an issue 25 years later Here’s a look back at how the DADT policy was put in the place, what the reaction to it was when it was introduced and how the conversation surrounding it has changed over the last two decades.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 19, 2018Topics: / /
Atlantic When a Child Says She's Trans An article about how a child and her family is managing the idea of Claire being transgender.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 19, 2018Topics: / / /
jama-icon The Art of Constructive worrying Aiming for perfection generates a toxic by-product: we avoid admitting mistakes. Working toward a different culture is probably the answer.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 15, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
TED_light_200x200 The Art of Listening (first 5 min, last 20 min) Listening — to loved ones, strangers, faraway places — is an act of generosity and a source of discovery. In this episode, TED speakers describe how we change when we listen deeply.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 7, 2018Topics: / / /
YouTube Why Reflect? (10 min) Exploration and review of the importance of reflection as a student/learner.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 30, 2018Topics: /
YouTube Deconstructing White Privilege (22min) Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of What Does it Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy and has been an anti-racist educator, and has heard justifications of racism by white men and women in her workshops for over two decades. This justification, which she calls “white fragility,” is a state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves. These moves include outward display of emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and behaviors such as argumentation, silence, and leaving the stress-inducing situation.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / /
Strong backs, soft fronts, wild hearts You can listen or read the transcript of the podcast -- discussion of belonging, race, the shields we put up that interfere with our conversation and how to overcome.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMarch 12, 2018Topics: / / / / / / / / / Keywords: / / / / / /
YouTube Understanding Microaggressions a brief look at defining microaggression - 2 min!
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 28, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: /
stat We might be able to end Sickle Cell Disease, but signing Black Americans up for the trials could prove difficult We might be able to end sickle cell disease but only if we can test it on the population it affects the most.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: /
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