Category: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Reflecting on the Heart of Our Work

By: Nancy Caperino, LCSW, ACSW and Lauren Dominique Racial and social justice is at the heart of our work with children, families and our community. That’s why Connecticut Children’s and Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) have an ongoing commitment to racial and social justice. […]

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Building a Sense of Belonging in the Workplace

By: Nicole Capsolas; Danielle Chenard, MPH; and Lauren Dominique Connecticut Children’s kicked off its first annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium with powerful presentations from Priya Phulwani, MD; Christine Finck, MD, FACS; and Rev. Carolyn Wilkins, MBA, BBA. In this half-day virtual conference, the topics spanned issues of […]

Why Are We So Negative?

By: Scott Orsey I just lived a deeply insightful week that I believe would challenge even the most steadfast worldview. It came months into a department-wide introspection called our Pathways to Action initiative, which involved holding town hall meetings for team members to reflect on our office culture […]