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Employee spotlight: Belinda Walters – Her journey from beneficiary to benefactor

“The first step is to know that there is nothing wrong with reaching out for help. Second, if the organization you decide to contact has a friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and compassionate staff that is letting you know it’s going to be okay, believe them. At that point it’s pretty clear you are in good hands and […]

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Honoring the roots of Pride month by committing to social justice

By Kevin Ryan When Martha P. Johnson, a trans woman of color, threw the first brick at what would become the Stonewall riot, she was attempting to shatter injustices perpetrated against the LGBTQIA+ community. Her legacy has given us Pride Month, yet there is still much work to be done to become a more just […]

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Employee Profile: Joe Seiler – Living our value of service

Joe Seiler has been leading a double life for the last 27 years. No, he isn’t a spy and doesn’t have a family in another zip code. He has been essentially running a foundation and serving as Chairman of the Board in addition to his day job, and for 20 years most of his colleagues […]

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Asian Health Services: Overcoming Any Obstacle to Provide the Best Care

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, Asian Americans are at higher risk for cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. They are also more likely to lack insurance and face language or cultural barriers when seeking care. May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the Delta […]

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Building a greener future starts with a single street

We should all be doing our part to protect the planet for future generations, and even small acts can have a big impact. Earth Day falls in the middle of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), providing many opportunities for people to serve their community and do good for the planet. Danielle Dozier, a provider concierge […]

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Addressing the oral health of San Francisco’s most vulnerable seniors

By Jim Oswald, director of marketing and communications, Meals on Wheels San Francisco Last year, Meals on Wheels San Francisco provided meals to more than 5,200 homebound seniors in the City. We experienced a surge in demand due to COVID-19 that we could not have expected. As many seniors with underlying medical conditions became housebound […]

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The value of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession

By Yoriko Hayes, Assistant General Counsel International Women’s Day was born out of a protest by New York garment workers demanding better pay and working conditions. More than a century later, we honor the legacy of these brave women by continuing to break down barriers – especially in the legal profession.  Did you know women […]

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Not Easily Forgotten

By Dr. Meneka Johnson Nicholson, Ph.D. Chief Operating Officer, Rural Health Medical Program, Inc. In the Black Belt of Alabama, you can easily find Southern charm wrapped up in historic heritage. However, if you look just a little closer you will find some of the not so beautiful parts, such as poverty, health disparities, food […]

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Where do we go from here?

By Teresa Hairston, Manager Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) Carter G. Woodson, a noted historian, created Black History Week in 1926 to observe and celebrate the contributions made by people of African descent to the United States. The second week of February was initially set aside for this celebration because it coincided with the birthdays […]

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2020: By the numbers

By Kenzie Ferguson 2020 will go down in most of our books as one of the most challenging, disruptive years that accelerated some activities and halted many more. As I look back on a historic year, I am thankful and proud to work for Delta Dental because of the focus and care we showed for […]

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