Diversity Fatigue is Real
As the author of this piece notes, “commitments to ‘diversity work’ ebb and flow over the decades. The ebbing is not due to a lack of commitment or conviction. Rather, it can be debilitating to meet the demand for free lessons in cultural competency, while at the same time negotiating constant resistance to such work from other quarters on a daily basis, even during downtime. It is the very people who are most committed to doing diversity work who are experiencing this diversity fatigue.”
Read more about how diversity fatigue afflicts the very people who are most committed to diversity work here.