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This document is maintained by Nell Derick Debevoise, based on my Spheres of Impact framework.
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My hope is that you will borrow, revise, and improve upon it as we collectively build long-term daily practices to be antiracist and equitable in our work and lives.
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For background on the Spheres of Impact, read this Forbes article or watch this quick explainer video.
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6/22/20
Watched Kimberly Jones with Trevor Noah
Discussed Colinford Mattis case at dinner with husband and step-kids, and the challenges of minimum sentencingBuilt in "Shifting Philanthropy From Charity To Justice" article to our MBA Fellowship curriculumDiscussed a colleague's comment that was well-intentioned but reflected racist biasDonated to EJI via Trevor Noah's fundraiser on his conversation with Kimberly Jones
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6/23/20/Discussed HBCU recruiting strategy with an IC alumCalled 6 Colorado officials on behalf of Elijah McClain - pressure has made some progressDonated to Fundrazr to support the family of Colinford Mattis, a Princeton grad and lawyer arrested and up for 45 years to life for burning an empty police car
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6/24/20Watched Ibram X. Kendi's excellent TED conversation, "The difference between being 'not racist' and antiracist" dShared Abe Dabela case with step-kids and mother-in-lawConversation about building an equitable-by-design subgroup of Imperative 21 about the ledership development and behavior change we need to build a new version of capitalismSigned petition to reopen the investigation into Abe Dabela's deathDonated to GoFundMe for Abe Dabela's family
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6/25/20Watched Bryan Stevenson in conversation with Generosity NY/,Revised Purposeful Growth fellowship to connect the dots more explicitly between our content and how it enables an antiracist, equitable approach to work and lifestarted Anti-Racism practice with team with first joint-listening to Amanda Seales' Side Effects of White Women while we wait to receive Me and White SupremacyWrote letters to incarcerated survivors of domestic abuse, via Survived & Punished NYDonated to Dismantle Collective, a group of B Corp practitioners working to dismantle White Supremacy
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6/26/20Watched Sloan Leo, Veta Bates, and Abby Raphel in conversation about community design to build antiracist workplaces, being white, and the beauty of Black culturePlanning conversation with a Black trans friend about using my platform on Forbes as a way to bring attention to their work and insightsShared this document in a Forbes article to encourage and support other white folx working on building their own antiracist practicesWrote weekly newsletter about the importance of moving our money to support our values and commitment to an antiracist, equitable futureBought Own Your Glow from Semicolon, a Black woman-owned bookstore based in Chicago with online sales
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6/27/20Listened to Rev Dr. Carlyle Fielding Stewart III interviewed by Klay S. Williams on Plan A Konversations podcastGot input on Imperative 21 collaboration from a Black colleagueShared this tracker with a professional community I'm part ofdonated to Greyston Bakery's Open Hiring work
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6/28/20Discussed a friend's new platform to aggregate and amplify capital for Black-led initiativesGot input on subscription model for behavior change to enable antiracist progress
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6/29/20Read next 3 chapters of Ibram X Kendi's book, How to Be AntiracistShared this tracker w my teamTeam antiracism practice - 20 mins discussing how/where we'd seen white privilege in the last few days and prep for Thur sessionUpdated this tracker..!donated to Change.org to amplify the call for DA Dave Young to resign based on mishandling Elijah McClain's death
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6/30/20Read next 2 chapters of Ibram X Kendi's book, How to Be AntiracistBought How to Be Antiracist, The New Jim Crow, and White Fragility for family vacation reading from Mahogany BooksPublished Forbes article about putting money behind your antiracism practiceDonated to Vocal NY as they fight for reinvesting the NYPD budget into community services
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7/1/20Watched Movement Voter Project webinar learning about investing in grassroots get-out-the-vote initiatives led by BIPOCSketched proposal for building an equitable talent coalition within Imperative 21, collaborating with orgs expert in racial equity, owned and led by BIPOCCreate discussion Qs for team discussion of Small Doses podcastConnected a Black candidate to professional sponsor in her (very White and male) industry of choiceDonated to Movement Voter Project to support grassroots organizing efforts led by people of color
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7/2/20Read 2 more ch of How to Be AntiracistTeam discussion of Small Doses: White WomenMonthly Patreon payment to Rachel Cargle
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7/3/20Read 2 more chapters of How to Be AntiracistHusband & I appreciated Black Lives Matter dancer who's been popping in random spots on Martha's VineyardDonated to Gofundme for Abe Dabela
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7/4/20Read Frederick Douglass's "The Meaning of July Fourth for a Negro"donated to Union Chapel MV to support their superb programming showcasing Black thought leaders
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7/5/20Read another chapter of How to be AntiracistWatched Union Chapel Church Service w husband led by Richard L. TaylorDonated to Survived and Punished
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7/6/20Facilitated conversation about July 4 for team anti-racism practiceRecurring monthly donation to Loveland Foundation
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7/7/20Read 3 more chapters of How to Be Antiracistintroduced friend/colleague as mentor in a Fellowship for Black & Brown leaders led by Bleekerpotential partner meeting about design-informed approach to building an inclusive and equitable working groupRecurring monthly donation to Equal Justice Initiative
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7/8/20Scheduled reading and discussion of me and white supremacy by Layla Saad for our team over the coming 6 weeks
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7/9/20Listened to 'we're having a moment' podcast by Baratunde Thurston about defunding the policeBuilt in antiracism resources to our MBA Fellowship, including Rev angel Kyodo williams' TED talk and this HBR article "Restructure Your Organization To Actually Be Antiracist"Facilitated antiracism practice for team
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7/10/20Read part 1 of me and white supremacy by Layla Saadrevised and discussed equitable design proposal for business as a force for good communityinterviewed b@d@ss Black Queer friend and colleague about her community design expertise for IG and Forbesdonate to Alvin Bragg, candidate for Manhattan DA
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7/11/20Workout: The Class in Allyship with Black Lives MatterGave copy of How to Be Antiracist to step-son's gf to read for family book clubdonate to BLM Global Network on behalf of The Class
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7/12/20Belatedly read the superb piece, 'What is Owed' by Nikole Hannah-Jones. HIGHLY recommend
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7/13/20Got colleagues copies of Me & White Supremacy Part I for week's reading and agreed on reading schedule
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7/14/20Read another chapter of How to be AntiracistFacilitated conversation with National Park Service graduate student interns about racism and the NPS, based on pre-reading including Natl Parks Conservation Association, Nat Geo, and the George Wright FoundationRead B Lab's Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Dr. Ellonda L. Green's, statement on their thoughtful, staged plan to address JEDI - Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
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7/15/20Finished reading How to be AntiracistFacilitated conversation with MBA Fellows about working across differences to build more inclusive teamsDonated to Yoga Foster, awesome not-for-profit founded by Nicole Cardoza to make the benefits of yoga available to under resourced kids
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7/16/20Facilitated antiracism practice for team, discussing part I of Me and White SupremacyPre-ordered My Time Will Come by the incredible Ian Manuel about his life sentence as a 14-year-old, with foreward by Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative. Buy yours here, now!Donated to Pandemic Election Fund, supporting BIPOC-led community action groups
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7/17/20Watched This Human Moment, showcasing a variety of thinkers / artists talk about the New Moral Imagination we need for a better antiracist futureShared news of Asheville and Providence city actions toward issuing reparations in my weekly newsletter Donated to HEARD - Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities
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7/18/20Donated to Tracy McCarter's fundrazr to help defend herself legally for defending herself physically against her abusive husband
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7/19/20Days 1 & 2, Me & White Supremacy
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7/20/20Day 3, Me & White SupremacyFacilitated antiracism practice for team reading of Me And White SupremacyDonated to Outdoor Afro
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7/21/20Day 4, Me & White SupremacyOffered Forbes feature to Ian Manuel in prep for his 2021 book launch
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7/22/20Discussed pushback on antiracism posts from friends with step-daughter - feelings, suitable responses, etcPublished colleague Klay S. Williams' podcast episode as a Forbes article about purpose as a path to antiracism and change
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7/23/20Day 5 & 6, Me & White SupremacyFacilitated antiracism practice for team reading of Me And White Supremacy
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7/24/20day 7, Me & White Supremacy
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7/25/20Talked about ideas, timing for famiy book club w How to Be Anti-racist
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7/26/20Days 8 & 9 - Me & White SupremacyWatched Union Chapel service with husband
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7/27/20Day 10 - Me & White SupremacyPrepped video w Sloan Leo for Forbes post (coming soon!)
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7/28/20Day 11 - Me & White SupremacyFacilitate antiracism practice for team readingPosted Insecurity is Selfish encouraging folks w privilege to move into action
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7/29/20Day 12 - Me & White SupremacyShared Outside Mag article about a Black woman hiking the Appalachian Trail solo with National Parks internsWrote Community Design for Justice article
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7/30/20Day 13 - Me & white supremacy; watched Life after Hate TED on befriending white supremacists Watched & shared on family thread about defining DEI, discovering org Life After HateFacilitated antiracism conversation for team; shared Challenge Accepted background and Nikki Stone story
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7/31/20Day 14 - Me & White Supremacy
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8/2/20Found incarcerated womxn with my same birthday to send Bday cards
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8/3/20Day 15 - Me & White SupremacyFacilitated team antiracism practice w Me & White Supremacy
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8/4/20Day 16 - Me & White SupremacyScheduled call w board member to discuss diversifying Imperative 21 with an equitable-by-design coalition
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8/5/20Day 17 - Me & White SupremacyCall w advisor to discuss diversifying Imperative 21 with an equitable-by-design coalition
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8/6/20Recurring donation to Equal Justice Initiative
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8/10/20
A note from Nell: I'm taking August away from my writing and sharing endeavors to reflect and recharge.
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I will be maintaining these antiracism efforts, individually and with my team, just not recording them here.
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I look forward to circling back on Sept 8 to share any particular insights from this month, and picking back up with this Tracker!
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