Being Asian in America

What does it mean to be Asian in America?

In this time Asian people especially in America are facing hate crimes more than usual, attacks on East Asian people have risen up during Covid-19 outbreak. Many individuals in the United States see the virus as foreign and blame Asian people as the spreaders. Disease does not differentiate among people based on skin color or national origin, yet many Asian Americans have suffered from discrimination and hatred during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the threat of the virus is real for all Americans, Asian Americans bear the additional burden of feeling unsafe and vulnerable to attack by others  A spike in anti-Asian prejudice has left many Asians wondering where they fit … Read More

Being Gay In America

LGBTQ Americans

An estimated 4.5 percent of U.S. adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender(LGBTQ), that’s roughly 11.3 million Americans. It is found Washington, D.C., had the highest percentage of LGBTQ people at 9.8 percent and North Dakota had the lowest at 2.7 percent. Mostly younger people are likely to live as LGBTQ and to identify that way because they are growing up in a time when it’s more acceptable to acknowledge those feelings and to act on them. Today, solid majorities of Americans support laws and policies focused at reducing discrimination against LGBTQ people. People have come to understand that the strength and the success of our communities and our … Read More

LGBTQ reality in America

The LGBTQ community – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, there movement has made incredible strides in the battle for equality in recent years, however their existence can still be considered a threat, even in 2020.  The Supreme Court made gay marrage legal . Many cities and counties across America forbid employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The LGBT movement is becoming more visible on television and in movies. LGBT people are battling for their civil rights in Congress, in courtrooms and in the streets .It would be easy to think that the fight for equality is over. But in most states, a person can still be … Read More

Being Latin in America

Latinos became part of the American system

From 1836 to 1914 over 13 million people immigrated to the United States(many latinos). Puerto Ricans and Cubans will arrive along the trade rooms that brought tobacco, coffee and sugar into the US. As the new century dawn, many more Latinos would venture North from places linked to America by trade or taken by conquest. The huge Latino presence in the United States is a direct result of the nation territorial expansion. Tens of thousands would come from Puerto Rico. An island torn by war in 1898. They would build a community that in time would see more Puerto Ricans in New York than on the island itself. Nearly one … Read More

Latinos in America

Latinos are part of a group that is growing faster than all other groups (50% since 1990) and expected to continue grow rapidly because high immigration, fertility rates, the youthfulness current population. Classified as “hispanic,” The Latinos are members of a very diverse group, in terms of socioeconomic positions, religions, racial classifications and national origins. Latino? Hispanic? Spanish speaker? Native born? When it comes to describing Latino identity in the United States today, the one common thread is its sheer diversity. Indeed, in 2014, the Hispanic population in the United States reached a high of 55.4 million, or 17.4% of the total U.S. population. Native-born Hispanics are now the driving … Read More

Diversity - Inclusion

Will Inclusion Be The New “Diversity”?

Over the past 20 or so years, we have been pushing diversity and the benefits of a diverse workplace. We have been arguing that with diverse perspectives and experiences come new ideas and creativity. Study after study shows that companies win with more Diversity. It dosn’t matter if its Google’s stock price rising because of higher gender employment numbers or Nike’s Emmy for their Colin Kaepernick commercial, Diversity wins! Diversity Hasn’t Always Meant Inclusion As workforce dynamics have shifted to include more diverse employees, those employees haven’t always felt welcome. When new employees don’t feel included and part of the team, their contributions may be limited. The anxieties of offering … Read More

Up Stairs Lounge

To those who loved the Up Stairs Lounge, it was a kind of paradise.A gay club that doubled as a church, it was a sanctuary in 1970s New Orleans at a time when homosexuality was considered sufficient grounds for deportation, in a city where assaulting gay people was sport for college fraternities and local ordinances made it unlawful to rent or sell homes to “sex perverts.”
It was a place of assured discretion and warm, easy brotherhood. The bartender kept a microphone behind the bar to announce regulars by name à la Ed McMahon (“Heeeeerrree’s Luther Boggs!”). Read More

President Barack Obama

On March 22, former President Barack Obama wrote a letter to the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where a mass shooter killed 17 people in February. In the handwritten letter, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama wrote they were inspired by the student’s bravery and praised them for calling an end to gun violence. Letter from former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama – March 10 “To the students of Parkland — We wanted to let you know how inspired we have been by the resilience, resolve and solidarity that you have all shown in the wake of unspeakable tragedy. Not only have you supported and … Read More

Diversity Jobs Posting

Job Description

Job Description The process of writing a job description requires having a clear understanding of the job’s duties and responsibilities. The job posting should also include a concise picture of the skills required for the position to attract qualified job candidates. Organize the job description into five sections: company information, job Description, job requirements ( skills) ,benefits and a call to action. Be sure to include additional keywords that will help make your job posting searchable. A well-defined job description will help attract qualified candidates as well as help reduce employee turnover  in the long run. When the right job seeker clicks on your job posting to learn more about the opportunity, you’re one … Read More

Job Posting

The process of writing job posting The process of writing a job description requires having a clear understanding of the job’s duties and responsibilities. The job posting should also include a concise picture of the skills required for the position to attract qualified job candidates. Organize the job description into five sections: company information, job description, job requirements ( skills) ,benefits and a call to action. Be sure to include additional keywords that will help make your job posting searchable. A well-defined job description will help attract qualified candidates as well as help reduce employee turnover in the long run. When the right job seeker clicks on your job posting to … Read More

Diversity Job Post Visibility

Today you post a job on a career website that boast zillions of visitors. Your job posting visibility on search result pages is on the top of page 1. Fabulous! Next day your job posting visibility slips to top of results page 2 because new postings push your posting down. Ok. Still good job visibility. On day 3 your posting is not shown in search results at all – zero posting visibility. Chances are the number of new postings received late on day 2 pushed your job posting further deeper in their database. Your job posting is still on the website except now the job posting visibility is sliding downward … Read More

Friends of Diversity

Overview of Health Services Administration Jobs

Public health focuses on the health of communities, individuals, and families. For health administration professionals, the focus is on administering, managing, and leading healthcare systems in different domains. Some of the fields where these professionals function includes hospitals, large healthcare systems, or hospital networks. If you are looking to explore health services administration jobs, you must understand what it takes to get one and the types of jobs you can explore. The job roles of health services administrators also include administering tailored programs that equip communities, families, and individuals on healthy lifestyle habits as well as disease and illness prevention to promote the overall health of the society. There are … Read More

LGBTQ Americans

An estimated 4.5 percent of U.S. adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender(LGBTQ), that’s roughly 11.3 million Americans. It is found Washington, D.C., had the highest percentage of LGBTQ people at 9.8 percent and North Dakota had the lowest at 2.7 percent. Mostly younger people are likely to live as LGBTQ and to identify that way because they are growing up in a time when it’s more acceptable to acknowledge those feelings and to act on them. Today, solid majorities of Americans support laws and policies focused at reducing discrimination against LGBTQ people. People have come to understand that the strength and the success of our communities and our … Read More

Exactly where Are the Best Sites For Genuine International Online dating sites?

For many years, online dating has been a smart way to find a life time partner coming from all around the world, but with so many online dating services on the web today, how do you know which one can be legitimate? This can be a very difficult question to answer as there are just so many sites out there. Although a few of them might appear to be they are reputable and provide you with what you need, others are filled with all kinds of guarantees and are not able to deliver on the promises. Consequently , in order to steer clear of being used advantage of, you want … Read More

Health Services Administration Jobs

Overview of Health Services Administration Jobs

Public health focuses on the health of communities, individuals, and families. For health administration professionals, the focus is on administering, managing, and leading healthcare systems in different domains. Some of the fields where these professionals function includes hospitals, large healthcare systems, or hospital networks. If you are looking to explore health services administration jobs, you must understand what it takes to get one and the types of jobs you can explore. The job roles of health services administrators also include administering tailored programs that equip communities, families, and individuals on healthy lifestyle habits as well as disease and illness prevention to promote the overall health of the society. There are … Read More

Life While Black

Living While Black Smith College

Living While Black Smith College – An employee who called police on a black Smith College student who was eating lunch in a common room on the western Massachusetts campus Tuesday has been placed on leave, school officials say. In a transcript of the call released by school officials Friday, the unidentified employee tells campus police dispatchers that the student seemed “out of place.” Click Here to read more The student, rising sophomore Oumou Kanoute, told CBS Boston she works at a summer program teaching chemistry to high school students for Smith’s STEM program and was reading in the dining hall of the Tyler House dorm Tuesday. Ms.Kanoute was about … Read More

Living While Black

Breonna Taylor – The reality black people live in America

Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American woman ,who was asleep in her bed ,was shot and killed in her Louisville, Kentucky apartment. Here it is a young woman who was serving her community, who had aspirations and dreams of becoming a nurse but all this was cut short when on the night of March 13th2020 three police officers forced their way into the apartment where Breonna Taylor was in bed with her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker. Mr Walker fired a shot from his licensed gun, later telling police he thought that  someone has broken in.The three officers returned fire, discharging 32 rounds . Ms Taylor was shot and died on the hallway floor. … Read More