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Study Participants Needed

2022-08-08T16:25:25+00:00August 8th, 2022|

Multiracial Identity Invalidation in the Workplace (TC IRB Protocol # 22-346) The purpose of this study is to better understand how multiracial people experience their racial identities in the workplace. In particular, the study will explore what it is like to have one’s multiracial identity challenged, misrepresented, or denied by other people in the workplace; how multiracial people respond to these instances of identity invalidation; and how these experiences may affect coworker relationships, job satisfaction, and other work outcomes. Participation in the study involves two steps: 1) A brief online [...]

Utah’s Population Growth

2022-08-05T21:51:43+00:00August 5th, 2022|

Multiracial residents driving Utah's population growth   Data: U.S. Census Bureau via University of Utah; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals Utahns who identify as two or more races accounted for nearly 40% of the state's population growth over the past decade, according to a research brief of 2020 Census data released this week by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. By the numbers: As of 2020, multiracial Utahns account for 8.5% of the state population. In 2010, only 2.7% of Utahns identified as multiracial. Its multiracial population growth ranked 13th fastest in the U.S. [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2022-08-05T03:16:00+00:00August 5th, 2022|

  Happy Friday everyone! This week’s Famous Friday will be about Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez. He was born on January 29th, 1942 and is of Afro-Cuban descent. He is the first person of African descent, first Latin American, first Cuban citizen and first person from a country in the Western Hemisphere other than the US to go to space! Tamayo Méndez was born in the Baracoa, Guantánamo province, of Cuba and unfortunately orphaned during infancy. However, he was cared for by his grandmother, Mariana, his aunt, Esperanza Méndez, and uncle, Rafael [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2022-07-31T13:51:13+00:00July 31st, 2022|

  Welcome back to Famous Friday! This week we will be highlighting the Canadian journalist, public speaker, and author of five New York Times best sellers Malcolm Gladwell.   Malcolm Timothy Gladwell was born September 3rd, 1963, in Hampshire England, to an English father Graham, who was a mathematics professor, and Jamaican Mother Joyce, who was a psychotherapist. When Gladwell was 6 years old, his family moved to Elmira, Ontario in Canada. As a young boy, he was described as ambitious and single-minded. He would be drawn to reading and [...]

Support Your Biracial or Multiracial Kids

2022-07-26T22:03:56+00:00July 26th, 2022|

10 Ways White Parents Can Support Their Biracial or Multiracial Kid The more you educate yourself, the better the parent you'll be for your child.   KEY POINTS The fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the U.S. is those who identify with two or more races. Racism exists in today's world and will affect your child (and likely you). Educating yourself about their experience, and being open to hearing from them about it, is of vital importance. This post was co-authored by Samantha Stein, Psy.D., with guest writer Catherine Anderson, an [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2022-07-22T14:02:21+00:00July 22nd, 2022|

Happy Friday Everyone! My name is Allan Rempel and today I am highlighting Sydney Leroux! Sydney Leroux plays professional soccer in the NWSL and for the USA. Leroux was born in Surrey, British Columbia, on May 7th, 1990, to a white Canadian mother and a Black American father. Up until 2008, Leroux would represent the Canadian youth national team, where she would switch to the American u-20 squad. She joined the senior team in 2012. When Sydney Leroux was 15 she played for the Vancouver Whitecaps and became the youngest [...]

Essay for the Times

2022-07-18T13:03:27+00:00July 18th, 2022|

Deb Ewing, our Project RACE Grandparents president noted the quotation below and wrote an essay for the times.   Niemöller is perhaps best remembered for the quotation1: First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was no one [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2022-07-11T15:45:28+00:00July 11th, 2022|

Richard Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, London May 23, 1977. Richard grew up with his father who is Nigerian and his mother who is Norwegian in Suffolk, England. At 15 he started to find an interest in film. Two of his biggest inspirations were Back to the Future and Star Wars. As his interest in film increased, he studied at St Joseph's College where he eventually became obsessed with a book called The Catcher in the Rye. Richard transitioned from St Josephs to St Catharine’s College in Cambridge in 1995. [...]

From Be The Match

2022-07-08T15:44:42+00:00July 8th, 2022|

I wanted to let you know that our most recent, NorCal, patient campaign has produced 6.42% multi-race registrations! That is more than the entire percentage of multi-race (4%) registrants on the National Registry!! While we have a TON more work to do, we are closing the disparity gap every day. These numbers, and all other campaign numbers, will be added to the total after the close of our fiscal year at the end of September. Looking forward to reporting even better number in early 2023!  


2022-07-03T21:35:32+00:00July 3rd, 2022|

Racism is still a big problem in the US, but this trend offers some hope By John Blake, CNN Updated 8:56 AM EDT, Sun July 3, 2022 A White judge tells an interracial couple that “Almighty God” placed the races on different continents because he “did not intend for the races to mix.” A US Senator writes a book about the dangers of interracial unions called, “Take Your Choice: Separation or Mongrelization.” A White father is so disgusted after reading a magazine article on interracial marriage that he writes a letter to the editor saying [...]

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