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Laura Blake Jones

“My hope for next semester and the rest of this school year is that we can all continue to really focus on living the culture of care and being there for each other.”

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Laura Blake Jones, Dean of Students at the University of Michigan. Laura talks about the creation of the Wolverine Culture of Care, an initiative that aims to provide education on health-promoting behaviors and promote collective responsibility and positive social norms related to the coronavirus. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her talk about creative ways to find community and take care of yourself.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of challenges. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people. Originally created to document the challenges resulting from COVID-19, CEW+ has expanded the podcast to include stories of combating racism through individual and organizational action. This podcast will continue to evolve as societal challenges shift over time.

You can download and subscribe to Strength in the Midst of Change from — Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud. Subscribe, listen, and enjoy!

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