“I’m so excited to hear Jason Reynolds and Ibram Kendi talk about not only their research and the historical context of the book...but also their collaboration,” said Cathy Berner of Blue Willow Bookshop.
“I’m looking forward to sharing resources and practical considerations for reducing work-life stress, improving work design, and promoting worker well-being,” said session leader Jeannie A.S. Nigam, MS, PHDc.
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