Rest as Resistance, Not Resistant to Rest

Silhouette of a person wearing glasses and a head covering standing in front of an orange sunset. Text: Rest as Resistance. Not Resistant to Rest. September 5, 2022. By VISIONS Staff

Rest as Resistance, Not Resistant to Rest by Vision Staff “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” — Audre Lorde (1988) A Burst of Light In a business marketplace full of rumination and hand-wringing about “quiet quitting,”  there’s a real opportunity for companies and organizations to assess…

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Supreme Court Decision on Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court Decision on Roe v. Wade Like many of you, last week, I saw news alerts of the closest possibility of the Supreme Court decision to repeal Roe v. Wade that I’ve ever seen in my lifetime.  As individuals who acknowledge inequities and power dynamics that obstruct the advancement of all birthing people, we…

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Florence Price and the Truth About Black Excellence

Black and white photo of Florence Price in a colorful collage.

Florence Price and the Truth About Black Excellence by Tori Parham Each Black History Month, as we look to celebrate the accomplishments of our ancestors, it’s important not to fall into the trap of simply celebrating examples of “Black Excellence.”  Black Excellence is ordinary. What is extraordinary are the circumstances which keep Black people from…

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James Baldwin and the Delusion by Jamila Batts Capitman

Black and white photo of James Baldwin, smiling and looking upward. Collage background.

This Black History Month, the VISIONS community is sharing the stories of Black historical figures who have impacted and inspired us personally. James Baldwin and the Delusion by Jamila Batts Capitman “One’s dignity depends on one’s estimate of one’s self. It really does not depend on someone else’s estimate. It depends first of all on…

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What Black History Means to Me by Nikki Glass

This Black History Month, the VISIONS community is sharing the stories of Black historical figures who have impacted and inspired us personally.   What Black History Means to Me by Nikki Glass, VP Administration at VISIONS, Inc. My family history includes a lot of “the first Black Person to…” heroes, a tradition that I am…

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January 6th, One Year Later

As we reflect on one year since the insurrection in Washington, D.C., we choose to feel inspired by what those in our VISIONS community said and did as a result. Last year, we committed to reflect, then get back to work. And, I’m proud to say we did. Not only did we continue to provide…

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