Healing Bias, Racism & Other STDs (Socially Transmitted Diseases)

October 27, 2021

Our guest for this episode is Dr. Dana Crawford, a pediatric and clinical psychologist. She is a graduate of Howard, Temple, and Miami universities and has degrees in African-American studies, education, and psychology, and certifications in practical nursing, medical hypnosis, and biofeedback. She is also a Scholar-in-Residence in Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute. Finally, she is the developer of the Crawford Bias Reduction Theory & Training (CBRT) and has provided hundreds of trainings across the US.

In our conversation with Dr. Crawford, she breaks down how we must “move our jaws” to disrupt dehumanization rooted in racism, prejudice, and bias – or the other   STD’s…Socially Transmitted Diseases and shares some practical, yet transformative approaches for doing so! 

Episode Resources:
1. Cornell University’s annual conference on DEI keynote “Turning Awareness into Action”
2. Cultural Reflections, Reducing Bias podcast (15 minutes): https://open.spotify.com/show/4HSpcWB2rYcw9yWJxya1dg
3. Short talk I gave with a brilliant colleague on racism, the brain and a call to action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYY4bJjafT4
4. Crawford Bias on News 12 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pa9nBYL23Ak&t=89s

*The views and opinions expressed by our guest do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Forward Promise, The Moriah Group, or its employees.