Poll Finds that at Least One Quarter of Asian Americans Report Being Personally Discriminated Against in the Workplace and Housing

July 10, 2018By Paul MatsushimaCultural Diversity, Resources By Issue

Originally posted on HSPH Harvard. Boston, MA – This report is part of a series titled “Discrimination in America.” The series is based on a survey conducted for National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. While many surveys have explored Americans’ beliefs about discrimination, this survey asks people about their … Read More

Being Black—but Not Too Black—in the Workplace

May 29, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Issue

By Adia Harvey Wingfield, originally posted at The Atlantic. Being a person of color at a predominantly white workplace creates its own special kinds of stress. To be a black professional is often to be alone. Most black doctors, lawyers, journalists, and so on—those in white-collar positions that require specialized training and credentialing—work in environments … Read More

Silence and Beauty

May 8, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Issue

By Amy Sherman, originally posted at Made to Flourish. To understand movies (or any cultural text), it can be helpful to peek inside the “world behind the text”—learning about an author, and the themes that inspired their writing. In this essay, Amy Sherman examines the themes in the film Silence (directed by Martin Scorsese) through the lens … Read More

Women and Work: Overlooked in Our Congregations?

January 25, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Issue

This article was originally published by Made to Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. A look at our “diverse perspectives” core value would not be complete without asking our pastors to consider the question, since more than half of our congregations are women, how are we pastors supporting them and their work? Sadly, … Read More

We’re Sending Our Daughters into a Workplace Designed for Our Dads

January 18, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Issue

This article was originally written by Melinda Gates and published on LinkedIn. You can read the full article here. In January 1949, Fortune magazine advertised a survey of its readership. The ad announced: “We have just completed a statistical portrait of men, like yourself, who are readers of Fortune.” It was accompanied by three illustrations showing a businessman … Read More