5 Ways to Do Equity Work Daily

by LesLee Bickford, Bright Morning Chief Strategy & Program Officer  I’ve spent the last 15 years in roles focused on supporting the learning and development of other adults. Over this time, I’ve noticed (and heard from many Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness practitioners whom I respect and love) a trend: When it comes to owning our learning, […]

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5 Reasons Why People Don’t Want to Change Their Beliefs

by Jessie Cordova, a Bright Morning Senior Associate and guest blogger    The work of coaching people around beliefs is the work that must happen in order to create equitable learning spaces and outcomes. But we need to understand this: asking someone to believe something different than what they currently believeis like asking someone to cut […]

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Secrets in Equity Work: How to Coach Beliefs

by Jessie Cordova, a Bright Morning Senior Associate and guest blogger   First secret: Equity work is needs and beliefs work. Every action we take, every behavior we exhibitis because it serves us in some way—otherwise we wouldn’t do it. The needs we have are birthed from the belief systems we hold. A person might find they need […]

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What’s Resilience Got to Do With It? The Equity-Resilience Connection

by Janet Baird, a Bright Morning Associate and contributing blogger  The Need for Equitable Schools One thing I know for sure: the field of education loves buzz words. And equity seems to be one of those words that schools and organizations have attached to in the last few years. Sounds great, right? More schools putting equity […]

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How a Vacation Improves Your Coaching

by Elena Aguilar, Bright Morning President  Are you looking to improve your coaching skills this summer? Do you have an imposing stack of professional texts teetering next to your bed? Do you have ambitions to purge and organize your office? Here’s my advice for how you might best improve your coaching (or teaching or leadership) […]

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Equity as an Act of Love: Three Practices

by Lori Cohen, a Bright Morning Associate and contributing blogger  “I want to live the rest of my life, however long or short, with as much sweetness as I can decently manage, loving all the people I love, and doing as much as I can of the work I still have to do.”   – Audre […]

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