Radio Interview: LGBT Health Care

On March 11, 2016, Dr. Stephen Nelson joined Ben Kieffer of Iowa Public Radio’s River to River for a 45-minute program on equity in health care, with a specific focus on LGBT healthcare. Click here for more information about the show.

2015 Hamline University Orientation Keynote: “Moving Beyond Diversity in 21st Century Education”

Dr. Heather Hackman talks to new/transfer students at Hamline University about the differences between diversity, cultural competence and social justice, and suggests techniques to enhance critical thinking skills. September 1, 2015. 35:45

(c) 2015 Hackman Consulting Group
Edited by Sonia Keiner

Climate Justice and Social Justice as Sequential Issues

Dr. Heather Hackman discusses the importance of doing climate justice work through a social justice lens. 2:51

(c) 2015 Hackman Consulting Group
Recorded and Edited by Sonia Keiner

“The Story of Race”

In this excerpt from a 90-minute training on Race, Racism and Whiteness with First Unitarian Universalist of Minneapolis, Dr. Heather Hackman takes us back in time to understand how and why “race” was assigned meaning and how that narrative of race, told over centuries, continues to mislead us. 21:41

(c) 2014 Hackman Consulting Group

Overcoming Racism 2015 Conference Keynote Address

Dr. Heather Hackman’s keynote focuses on the difference between doing racial justice work and living a racially just life and the importance of decolonizing our bodies, minds and spirits so that White folks can get in the boat, stay in the boat, and row with People of Color/Native People against the tide of racial injustice. 1:03:50

(c) 2015 Hackman Consulting Group

Grounding In to Equity and Justice Work

In this excerpt from a 90-minute training on Race, Racism and Whiteness, Dr. Heather Hackman leads participants through an opening grounding exercise and discusses why “grounding in” is a foundational practice for social justice work.

Recording of workshop at First Universalist Church, Minneapolis

November, 2014

(c) 2014 Hackman Consulting Group

Race, Racism and Medicine

Dr. Nelson presents a lecture on the role of race and racism in medicine, with particular attention to the historical legacy of racism within medicine, the current issue of race-based inequities in health care and health outcomes, and the research that he and Dr. Hackman have done on addressing provider bias.

Recording of keynote presentation at St. Joseph’s Hospital
January 28, 2015

(c) 2015 Hackman Consulting Group

Diversity, Cultural Competency and Social Justice Frameworks in Schools

Dr. Hackman discusses the critical differences between employing frameworks of diversity, cultural competency, and social justice in educational settings – and the way that a social justice approach advances critical thinking skills.

Excerpt from Interview with Dr. J. Q. Adams
Professor of Educational & Interdisciplinary Studies
Western Illinois University

(c) 2011 Western Illinois University

Moving Past Guilt and Denial

Dr. Hackman discusses the importance of White people moving past guilt and mis-education so they can take anti-racist action – as a way of coming home to their core values.

Excerpt from Interview with Dr. J. Q. Adams
Professor of Educational & Interdisciplinary Studies
Western Illinois University

(c) 2011 Western Illinois University

Dr Heather Hackman, Social Justice—PART 1 and 2

MEA’s Social Justice Institute keynote speaker was Dr. Heather Hackman from St. Cloud University, Minnesota this year. She had a lot to share in addressing bias and insight into filling in the gaps.

In Part 1, Dr. Hackman clarifies what social justice is and really looks at the issues of power, privilege and equity. For instance, not everyone has the same access to resources…do you understand what that looks like?

In Part 2, Dr. Heather Hackman continues to speak about what social justice is and how you can gain awareness around diversity and equity. How can we make this a better situation for everybody?