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‘Reaching out’ to a Black friend about racism? Here’s what experts want you to know
TODAY, December 2020
“As a Black woman, Burey was having a hard enough time coping with the constant news of anti-Black violence, from Floyd to Breonna Taylor. And yet, under the pretense of “reaching out,” countless acquaintances — and some who barely qualified as such — implicitly demanded that Burey, 34, expend further emotional energy to reassure them.“ – Jodi-Ann Burey
The Black Cancer Podcast Centers People of Color Because “Your Life and Trauma Matters”
POPSUGAR, October 2020
“It’s important to center Black and brown people and our stories in the cancer narrative because we don’t see it,” Burey told POPSUGAR. “And the more we don’t see it, the more people feel like we can’t be a part of those spaces, and that starts a whole cycle of isolation.” – Jodi-Ann Burey
Cancer in the Black Community
NBC Universal Dallas Fort Worth, November 2020
“I don’t live my life every day as an incident rate. As a statistic. As a mortality rate. And I think that particularly when we talk about people of color – Black folks specifically, how can we elevate our personhood?” – Jodi-Ann Burey
Online Workshops by Seattle Advocate Push Conversation about Racism Forward
King 5, May 2020
“What I found is that the more that I progress in my career, the more people wanted me to be quiet about racism and kind of play this role,” Burey said. Tired of being quiet, she created webinars about anti-racism and workplace microaggressions, and the spots are selling out. “ – Jodi-Ann Burey
Navigating Microaggressions in the Workplace
Good Morning Washington, August 2020
With many offices closed these last few months, more women are taking a step back to examine the mistreatment they’ve experienced in the workplace. Unfortunately in some cases, the abuse continues in a virtual environment. Writer and speaker Jodi-Ann Burey discussed the impact of microagressions in the workplace and how to address the issue.
Are We Going to Be Okay? Travel Edition
KUOW | NPR, June 2020
What does traveling while Black look like during this time of pandemic and protest? What can we learn about exploration and flexibility from a disruptor with a disability? In this hour, KUOW’s Are We Going To Be OK? explores travel and resilience with equity advocate and cancer survivor Jodi-Ann Burey.
Live Recap of Sen. Kamala Harris’ First Visit to Seattle, WA
KING 5, September 2019
After introducing Senator Kamala Harris at her first public event in Seattle, WA, Jodi-Ann sits down with King 5 to talk about her message.
Prominent Black Women in Seattle Speak on Gender Pay Gap
KING 5, August 2019
Numbers show Black women are still being paid far less than men. In Seattle, a group of prominent black women came together to discuss how they can tackle the wage gap.
“Jodi-Ann is a rare, magical kind of public speaker who does two things at the same time: she introduces concepts, ideas, and frameworks in an engaging, relatable, and often hilarious way, while at the same time making her audience feel smart, special and included while they’re learning new things.
She has a warm generous presence as a speaker, and she’s eminently trustworthy. She doesn’t sugarcoat things and she grounds her conculsions in lived experience and hard data.”
— Jeannie Yandel, Special Projects Editor, KUOW NPR