Check Your Ego: Avoiding the White Savior Complex

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Recently, I was part of a racial equity workshop within my department. We used a word cloud generator to learn more about our commonalities as a diverse group of people. Topics ranged from the benign, like music and food, to provocative ones like justice. Overall, it provoked great conversation and met our goals. But that wasn’t the end of the discussion.

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Joseph Rios EdD

Joseph Rios EdD

I believe leadership is the expression of values. Career Coach | Educator | Writer | Social Justice Advocate | Trainer. leadershipandvaluesinaction.com