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Promoting Equity Through Design

In our recent community conversation we looked at recent examples of how design has subtly (and sometimes not-so-subtly) perpetuated stereotypes, prejudices, and racism. Design is all around us and we all participate in the system as either…
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What Bias is Hiding in Your Writing?

“You can observe a lot by watching.”   Yogi Berra was right.  You can, in fact, observe a lot by watching. The baseball great, who would have turned 93 this weekend, had his fair share of Yogi-isms, but this one has always been…
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Building Trust: Tips for Becoming a Better Spokesperson

By Carrie Fox Earlier this week, I facilitated a media training workshop for a group of senior leaders in sustainability, though I admit the session featured more far more than media training 101. With a mix of traditional media training,…
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Three Ways to Make Your Message Stick

By Carrie Fox   Think about the last request you made of someone that went unanswered. Maybe it was to a colleague, a potential funder, or a journalist. Why do you think they didn’t respond? Maybe the request came in at a…