Thank you for reading this week's special #RootCauseRacism series. Yesterday was the culminating event of the week, a panel discussion thatI moderated as part of the KaiNexus webinar series. Thanks to KaiNexus for their support in this effort. Sharing Our Visions and Voices to #RootCauseRacism Recording: Click here to view some additional resources related to […]
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Leave a Comment with Your Next Step – Get a Signed Art Print! As we talked about in today's Sharing Our Visions and Voices on #RootCauseRacism webinar/panel discussion, taking a step, no matter what size, to eliminate systemic racism is extremely important. Every step you take, whether it's your first, or one of many you've […]
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When I was in art school, people often asked me why I was studying art. They'd say, “Karyn, isn't it a waste of time? What's the point? Making art doesn't have a ‘purpose' and art doesn't ‘do anything', so why would you spend time on it?” And I always answered the same way, “I'm studying […]
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It's difficult to find words to describe how precious “life” is to a room full of children who just want to run and play and live. Live. The word “live” reverberates differently this year. Month after month, we've witnessed story after story about our community members struggling to breathe, struggling to live. Whether it's a […]
"Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first." — Angela...
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When I was asked to blog about this topic, I must confess that I was at a loss. How can I speak on addressing the issue of dismantling systemic racism as it pertains from the view of government? Is it possible to speak on the injustice and mistreatment that has impacted generation after generation of […]
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In 1776 , Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert R. Livingston (also known as our nation's founding fathers) authored the Declaration of Independence. Its purpose — to serve as a guiding light of the principles on which our government and our identity as Americans are based. Unlike other founding documents, such as […]
“In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there “is” such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action.” Martin Luther King, Jr. In 2001, the Institute of Medicine published the report, “Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System […]
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Adapted from a post on LinkedIn When I was envisioning the daily themes in the #RootCauseRacism blog series, it was important to use my voice to bring attention to the current and future state of racial equity in Healthcare. I'm not a doctor but I'm thankful for my Women In Lean–Healthcare colleagues Kathleen Sharp, a […]
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I've held many roles in my pharmacy career that has spanned seventeen years now. I've been in formal leadership roles for more than fifteen years out of those seventeen. I've worked in many places, doing many different types of work in pharmacy. I've worked in FQHC clinics serving the underserved and underinsured. I've worked for for-profit […]