The concept of strengths-based leadership has been popular for several years now. Instead of spending time hand wringing over how to improve areas of weakness for you, people you manage, or others on your team, you focus on building up your/their strengths. When I was diagnosed with ADHD last Spring, I felt that it was […]
Rayna Hetlage, Senior Policy Manager at Center for Health Progress, speaks with Irene Jaw, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, and Dr. Aline Hansen-Guzman, about how HB22-1289, Cover All Coloradans, would benefit many of their patients, as well as their role in advocating for health care as a human right. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB6ER91Btqo If you’re a health care professional who’d […]
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”-Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This famous MLK quote has been on a regular loop in my mind as we head into another election year, another legislative session, and celebrate the struggles and triumphs of Black people in America during Black History […]
Earlier this year, our entire staff went through power building training. In the first session, we had to explore our fears around standing in our power.For me, this meant challenging years of training that told me I was “too much.” In elementary school, my report cards almost always said something to the effect of “bright, […]
What does self-advocacy look like in health care as a Black woman? My attempts are often viewed as being difficult, angry, or drug seeking.