Juneteenth! What’s It All About and Why Is It Important to All Americans?

July 3, 2024
Hosted by Dr. Sheryl White, with Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard

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Episode Description

The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act was signed into law in 2021 by President Joe Biden making Juneteenth a federal holiday. Tune into Leadership Matters with host Dr. Sheryl White and guest Isaac Ford Jr., MSW, retired Marine Corp Master Gunnery Sergeant, motivational speaker, certified DEI consultant, and author of Up from the Bottom a Memoir, as they discuss the importance of Juneteenth, intergenerational trauma, the healing process, and leading with a trauma-informed approach. Leadership Matters: Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Leadership Matters

Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Dr. Sheryl White and Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard, along with their guests, explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Dr. Sheryl White, with Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard

Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist, brings over 20 years of experience providing leadership, workforce, and organization development consulting, training, and coaching services to municipalities, nonprofits, educational institutions, and for-profit corporations worldwide. Dr. White, the Vice President of Training and Organization Development at Neighborhood House Association (NHA) in San Diego, CA and is also the founder of NHA’s social enterprise, InnoVisions, which provides professional, leadership, and organization development services to other organizations. Since 1999, Dr. White has served as an executive coach and facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership. Dr. White is passionate about helping people work better, and better together.

Undraye Howard is vice president of the Center on Leadership at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. He also is an adjunct professor at several universities, where he teaches courses on youth, work development, leadership, communication practices and processes, and effectiveness in the human services world. Howard holds master’s in communication with an emphasis in training and development from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree.

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