Moving diversity forward : how to go from well-meaning to well-doing / [Vernā Myers]

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Myers, Vernā
Corporate Authors: American Bar Association. Center for Racial & Ethnic Diversity, American Bar Association. General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, Center for Racial & Ethnic Diversity : [American Bar Association], General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, [2011]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Diversity is being invited to the party : inclusion is being asked to dance
  • I think I'm a pretty good dance partner : is this book for me?
  • I know the cha cha : isn't that like the Charleston? : aren't we all the same?
  • With the right music, you can get anyone on the dance floor : what messages are you sending about who's included?
  • So you were a little offbeat : it isn't the end of the dance : how to recover when you've stepped on your dance partner's toes
  • What's everybody staring at? : nobody's perfect when they first learn to dance : the BASICS of cultural competence
  • Are you sure he's our waiter? : I think he's the band leader : how is your lens shaping what you see?
  • He's black : what do you mean he can't dance? : check for your biases when things get bumpy
  • Dancing with Peggy McIntosh : breaking the thirteen deadly habits of workplace oppression
  • White people have always been center stage : understanding white privilege and other forms of unearned privilege
  • Five old dance moves that white people do : updating your dance moves to support the success of black people at work
  • The warm up is over, now for the big dance move : biaproofing [i.e. biasproofing] your organization's systems
  • Sometimes cutting in is the right move : using your privilege to interrupt bias.