Answering a child’s question: A land of the free, home of the brave — for whom? | Ana White
How do we explain the ‘Land of the Free, Home of the Brave’ idea to the children, who are seeing the broken promises play out in real time?
A Tale of Two Cities: The search for Harrisburg’s next mayor | Ana White
One thing the next mayor must have is a healthy balance of desired outcomes rooted in near delusional hope and rational sobering reality.
The Big Buy-In: How cultural competency and cultural humility wins elections | Ana White
This year's candidates will have to become clear navigators in their own limitations while holding up strong partnerships with respected culturally knowledgeable stakeholders.
Don’t buy the myth of pandemic productivity. Look after yourself. These are trying times | Ana White
We may have more time, but those times are occupied by instability, constant reshaping, brainstorming, and figuring it out one day at a time.
Amid a fall COVID-19 surge, let’s call a time-out on sports | Ana White
However, what we may push for in determination to keep normalcy could cost us more than we are anticipating losing.
Census 2020: How we miss the mark on collecting data | Ana White
The decennial count does a bad job of capturing and reflecting the true diversity of America's Black and Brown communities.
So you’re suffering from election fatigue? You’re not the only one. Here’s how to cope | Ana White
Many have opted out of participating in any political events, not because of their ignorance or disregard for civic duty, but for self-care.
Call of Duty: Mental health workers have a key role during police interactions | Ana White
The city of Harrisburg and surrounding cities have been hit with hardships involving its citizens and police that have left many wanting to address law enforcement’s role in addressing mental health issues from the citizens they serve.
We’re saying her name over and over and over. Now grant Breonna Taylor justice | Ana White
How can Breonna Taylor be socially relevant, but largely muted in the one space where it matters most: the criminal justice system?
The insanity behind voting: Why your mental health matters at the polls | Ana White
It is in our best interest, in a world and time where anxiety, depression, and coping skills are at their limit, that we don’t mentally exhaust people out of voting.
Ally or Actor?: How to avoid the trap of performative activism | Ana White
Theatrics are the easy part. The much harder work comes with knowing how to navigate oneself in spaces both reserved for you and exclusively inaccessible.
The road to Black and white allyship isn’t a smooth one. But it’s one we walk together | Opinion
By Fiordaliza ‘Ana’ White Race is a social construct, but we certainly understand its impact. It is real in its consequence and real in our engagements or lack thereof. The concept of allyship and community engagement seems like a dream but feels like a nightmare in practice. There is a very real struggle in discussing […]