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The 2nd article by Susan Raffo on white privilege...this time about whites being harmed themselves.

Posted on August 27, 2017 at 5:02pm 6 Comments

I'm reposting Irna's next posting sharing her friend Susan Raffo's second article because i believe it furthers the discussion on ending white privilege we are having here at Our Salon.

I have sometimes posted my thoughts suggesting that until we deal with core beliefs around coping with scarcity and abundance, we will not be able to also see the systems or institutions we support… Continue

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At 4:04am on July 8, 2017, Rodney Roe said…

When I was working "change agents" were outsiders brought in to make unpopular changes, with the understanding (useally) that their employment was up when the job was done. 

At 3:53pm on June 28, 2017, Rodney Roe said…

In the work I retired from I was involved for a long time with institutional quality assurance.  I learned early on that problems in delivery of services, while sometimes the result of carelessness or some other individual issue are usually the result of a systemic issue.  Fixing those usually results in much greater reward for the same effort, and avoids future problems.  There is often push back on making system changes.  What is needed to address our healthcare delivery system is a complete system overhaul, and that will only come when those who resist it see that it is in their best interest to get on board.

At 9:11am on April 30, 2017, RE Mason said…

Glad to see that you're on Our Salon!

At 1:06am on January 31, 2017, marilyn sands said…

Welcome MV!  Hope to read you soon.

Marilyn Sands



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