Certified Welcoming Blog

Louisville Protests

Toward healing and uniting in Louisville

Editor’s note: On March 13, Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker in Louisville, KY, was shot in her home by police officers who entered her apartment as part of a drug investigation. Her murder, along with those of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others, sparked nationwide protests against police violence and racial discrimination. Welcoming…

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How being Certified Welcoming builds resilience, inclusion in Dallas

Written by: Liz Cedillo-Pereira; Chief of Equity and Inclusion, Office of the City Manager, City of Dallas, TX & Vanna Slaughter; Senior Program Manager (retired), Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs, City of Dallas, TX As part of our milestone in reaching 10 Certified Welcoming places this year, we hear from some of these…

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