Yao Streng 2

When ethnicity is a source of pride—and, sometimes, pain

June 16, 2022
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
As a child, it was harder for Yaovarut Streng to recognize why someone would want to know her ethnicity other than to point out she looked different.
Lleras kids 2

“Are those kids yours?”

April 20, 2022
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Not that long ago, people didn’t always think twice before audibly questioning the race or biological relation of someone’s children.
HD Diversity Tom Carlson

Support is key for amputees: A hidden, diverse population

March 02, 2022
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Tom Carlson, who became an amputee after a severe infection, advocates for amputee resources and support.
Monty Bushnaq

Think before asking “Where are you from?”

November 30, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Why is “where are you from?” an awkward question for some people?
Kay Choi

“When we enjoy our differences, our lives become richer.”

July 12, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
It wasn’t until college that Kay Choi met the first person she ever talked to who wasn't from Korea.
serious conversation

Q&A on racism and diversity: How to respond when someone says…

June 02, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Racism and its origins in America can lead to some heavy conversations. Particularly among people who disagree.
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