Mental Health Issues and Cultural Differences   Recently updated !

  Mental health is a major topic of conversation in this country today. There are more people being diagnosed with depression, anxiety, ADHD, etc. than ever before. And it affects those in ethnic minority groups even harder. According to Mental Health America, 1 in 5 adults have a mental health […]

Mental Health Issues and Cultural Differences

Diversity Issues in the Tech World

Diversity Issues in the Tech World   Recently updated !

Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. For the past few years’ companies like Apple, Google, Intel, and other major tech companies have released diversity reports. These reports are supposed to be a sign that they are working to be more diverse companies and an industry. Uber, for the first time, […]

Linguistic Prejudice and the Ultimate Public Good   Recently updated !

This post is written by National Council of Teachers of English member Robert Meyer.  In her recent New York Times Magazine article “Have We Lost Sight of the Promise of Public Schools?” Nikole Hannah-Jones frames the current fight over school governance in the history of public education as the ultimate […]

Linguistic Prejudice and the Ultimate Public Good

Technology and Disability   Recently updated !

In today’s technology driven world, we are constantly looking to make things faster and easier to use. Unfortunately there are many types of disabilities that could potentially prevent a person from accessing the Internet or even just typing up a document: blindness or vision impairment, deafness or hearing and speech […]

Technology and Disability

Gender pay gap and Diversity

The Gender Pay Gap and Diversity   Recently updated !

Diversity in the workplace has been dealt a blow last week, as a decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco overturned a lower-court ruling that said pay differences based exclusively on prior salaries were discriminatory under the federal Equal Pay Act ( What that means, […]