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So far Dru Draper has created 4 blog entries.

Beyond Tokenism: Starting with Education

2020-06-24T21:04:36+00:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Beyond Tokenism: Starting with Education During this time of demonstrations and protests over race relations in the US, businesses and corporations are talking about adding diversity to their workforces. Will their moves have an actual impact, or are these nice-sounding words just more lip service? For example, five years [...]

Hope and Fear

2020-06-17T20:33:19+00:00June 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The coronavirus pandemic is still with us.  Many states, including our own, are in the midst of measured reopening.  Oregon has hit a momentary pause due to a recent uptick of cases. Some say that the uptick is due to more testing and more people getting out and about. [...]

A change from the heart

2020-06-12T15:21:00+00:00June 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

People marching, people demanding change.  I’ve seen this before.  I was in LA when there were riots and protests when the court decisions about police officers’ conduct towards Rodney King came down.  I lived just blocks from Compton, and my dental staff traversed the troubled areas to come to [...]