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Hospital staffer’s diversity course an eye-opener for student turned co-worker

December 15, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
“I knew that racism existed, but white privilege was a big eye opener that I didn’t see."

Reflections of Frances, my dear childhood African American nanny

October 28, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Dr. Uzma Muneer shares what it was like growing up in Elmhurst in the 1980s as a minority, and with an African American nanny.

The work of acceptance, inclusion and love

October 15, 2020
At times, my family feels like a small microcosm of the country. We love each other dearly, yet we are diverse and disagree on a lot of issues.

An insider's view of tolerance and diversity

October 14, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
To fully understand Erich Fauteck’s views on diversity, it helps to know where he came from.

A little girl who “didn’t know her place”

September 28, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
"My 'place' was simply not to drink from the “WHITE” fountain." An Elmhurst Hospital employee shares her experiences with racism.

“Why are you dressed like that?” Confronted with the truth of racism

August 31, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
I realized it doesn’t matter how hard you work--racism and prejudice are still evident.
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