How Does $1000 Make a Difference? Ask Our Grantees!

How Does $1000 Make a Difference?  Ask Our Grantees!

When it gets hard, I am reminded that TPP believed in us and I have to keep going. When I consider the financial burden and labor of love that the BlackFemaleProject has become, I am reassured by the demonstration of support from organizations like TPP.

An Executive's Guide to Taking Vacation Seriously

An Executive's Guide to Taking Vacation Seriously

For most executives, the idea of making a clean break from the office to enjoy time off seems unrealistic. After all, you’re responsible for many important things including advancing corporate initiatives, managing your team and maintaining your professional image. Yet it’s those same responsibilities that make taking time off to reflect, refresh and renew an important priority for you...

BlackFemaleProject: In the News!

BlackFemaleProject: In the News!

Excerpt from HuffPost Impact Inspiring Connections and Conversations: This Week In Daily Giving "Connecting people through conversations and resources serves as the catalyst to social change. The Pollination Project gives $1000 seed grants to grantees making a difference..."

I Feel Lighter and I'm Grateful!

Today a project supporter and contributor said, "I was dreading the writing process because I knew it was going to take me to an emotional place that I've worked hard to forget. After an hour of writing, I am so relieved. I had to call you! The ‪#‎BlackFemaleProject‬ is a healing and teaching EXPERIENCE. I feel lighter and I'm grateful."

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Black Millennials Blog Article: Black Face in White Space

Black Face in White Space: 6 Tips for Fighting Racism in the Workplace

By Zahida Sherman on Black Millennials

I spent the first 18 years of my life in Seattle, Washington, a city largely known for how White it is. Grunge music, biking, softball, and skiing were as much a part of my cultural arsenal as were Kwanzaa, my dad’s Public Enemy albums, and the pork rinds that my Southern grandfather secretly fed me and my older sister. Read more...

#BlackFemaleProject: new FAQ

The Project continues to gain momentum. We hosted another Conversation Series session today.

I typically leave the sessions inspired. But, today, I felt honored. It is a privilege to hear stories of triumph and perseverance, and I was affirmed by the experiences that were shared.

Today we realized that some people want to participate, but they do not want to reveal their identity. That is fine! Use an alias. The goal of the Project is to collect and share our collective experience for the benefit of those coming behind us. You can chose to participate where, how, and when it makes sense for you.

NEW Frequently Asked Question:
What if I don't want to use my real name?
You are welcome to use an alias and to remain anonymous.

Writing Your Outline: #BlackFemaleProject

Writing Your Outline: #BlackFemaleProject

Writing Your Outline

#BlackFemaleProject, @pjsconsults, www.pjsconsultants.net

An outline presents a picture of the main ideas and the subsidiary ideas of any subject. Some typical uses of outlining are: a class reading assignment, an essay, a term paper, a book review or a speech.  For any of these, an outline will show  a basic overview and important details.

Writing Prompts: #BlackFemaleProject

Writing Prompts: #BlackFemaleProject

Writing Prompts

#BlackFemaleProject, @pjsconsults, www.pjsconsultants.net

  • Provide detailed examples, in narrative form, of how racism and sexism show up in your work life. Please be specific. We need to paint the picture in full color.
     

  • As you reflect back to high school, your first job, or college experience, can you identify lessons learned about race that prepared you for your professional endeavors?