Learned stereotypes that are automatic, unconscious and deeply engrained shape how our brains process and make sense of the world. When they impact other people or put in place systems that impact others, unconscious bias becomes problematic.
The power of a name. That sense of recognition and belonging. During a global pandemic, to hear one’s name called out has shown even more power; it creates a connection that has been so hard for people to find. “I look him in the eye, I know his name, and it opens the door to… (Read More)
Corporate giving used to be a box to be checked to get good P.R. but in the wake of natural disasters and pandemics, private companies are reexamining their responsibilities to the communities that support them and the employees that power them.
In January, Michael Goar stepped into his new position of President and CEO of Catholic Charitie. Since then, he has jumped in with both feet spending time with staff across the agency and learning about our work, all while managing virtual meetings and keeping his young daughter busy at home. Michael is uniquely prepared to… (Read More)
When the pandemic first hit, our community sprang into action to serve those most in need. Catholic Charities staff created a labor pool to support frontline staff, helped move people experiencing homelessness into hotels, shifted congregate dining to individual meal delivery and adjusted to the “new normal” in different ways to keep each other and… (Read More)