FAMILY HISTORY WEBSITE IS AN EYEWITNESS DOCUMENTARY OF SOVIET UKRAINE

AppleDoesNotFall.com is a first-hand, primary resource for historians, students, academics, anthropologists, genealogists, or anyone with interest in Soviet culture, Soviet Jewish immigration, families with roots in that part of the world and in this period of history, culture clash, and the implications for relations with Russia today. The author, Bena Shklyanoy, presented about the site and…

Need for diversity and inclusion, implicit bias training with Police Departments

Cultural competence is defined as “the ability of individuals and systems to respond effectively and respectfully to all people in a manner that recognizes, affirms, values and preserves the dignity of each individual.” And while many may in theory aspire to this, changing national demographics, differences in communication styles and expression of values, as influenced…