The global coronavirus pandemic has imposed limitations and forced painful choices in nearly every aspect of our personal, professional, and public lives. Case in point: education. Pandemic-induced closures in the spring forced immediate adaptations as schools shifted to distance learning models, and now, nine months later, the impacts on schools, teachers, students, and families continue to intensify.
Decades of research have shown that rigid gender norms—the narrow and often invisible rules defining masculinity and femininity that we ingest and follow—adversely affect social, emotional, educational, health, and economic outcomes for people and societies.
Whether prompted by the disastrous human toll, spiraling costs, the ineffectiveness of legislative and judicial policies, or related crises like homelessness or opioid addiction, criminal justice reform has emerged as a priority in our national consciousness.
10 Questions for Frank Buenrostro, Senior Accountant at Pacific Foundation Services.
The health of women in the United States during pregnancy and after giving birth is a priority that should concern all Americans.
10 Questions for Fiona Smith: Vice President of Administration at Pacific Foundation Services.