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Unrestricted Funds…To Give or Not to Give

Oct 5, 2021

I want to reflect on the unique opportunities (and challenges) that VISIONS faced over the last fiscal year, which closed…

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My tears burn

Sep 30, 2021

My tears burn My hearts on fire We try to answer this wicked question With a simple answer So much…

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Statement on 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Sep 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 changed the US  forever. A total of 2,977 lives were lost in New York City, Washington, DC,…

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A VISIONS Q&A on Critical Race Theory

Jul 8, 2021

  Two VISIONS consultants share their insights about Critical Race Theory and how our broader community may be able to…

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Thoughts on Critical Race Theory

Jul 8, 2021

Talking about Critical Race Theory (CRT) can be challenging. Outside of academia, a wide array of definitions and biases exist.…

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Independence Day – What does liberty & justice for all means to you?

Jul 2, 2021

As we celebrate Independence Day this year, we invite you to think about what the phrase “Liberty & justice for…

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Jun 15, 2021

Juneteenth marks an important milestone in the U.S.’ ongoing pursuit of “liberty for all.” June 19, now celebrated as Juneteenth,…

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Reflecting on the past year – one year since the death of George Floyd

May 25, 2021

It has been exactly one year since George Floyd was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin. The world reacted to…

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Reflections on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

Apr 21, 2021

Yesterday, we learned the jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges – second degree murder,…

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Asian American Invisibility & Ending the Culture of “忍”

Mar 30, 2021
the character commonly translated to mean: to persevere

忍 the character commonly translated to mean “to persevere”. But it also means to endure, tolerate, and conceal. It is…

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