August 14, 2020 Stephen Belenky is moving on from Dorrier Underwood to pursue other opportunities. During his time with us, Stephen brought his keen mind to conversations about strategy, outreach, and communication, and received high praise from clients who interacted...
Hit Upside the Head

Hit Upside the Head

The can was thrown from the truck on a winter’s day in downtown Washington. F Street, another of the useless facts my brain uses to shield me from the real memory.  I feel uneasy trying to recall. Queasy, nauseous. My gut feeling is that I’m remembering the wrong...
A (First) Statement from Dorrier Underwood

A (First) Statement from Dorrier Underwood

Dorrier Underwood stands for love, peace and understanding as the most true and natural expressions of human beings. We also stand for coming together to confront white America’s ignorance, denial and complicity in creating systemic barriers to this true and natural...
(Day 21) A Leader’s Private Thoughts

(Day 21) A Leader’s Private Thoughts

Low, low, low. The bottom. The blues. Just don’t feel like it. Knee hurts, back hurts, people’s voices too loud. Low, low, low. The system of a down. Low pressure moving in, the front is coming, an affront to my sensibilities, an assault on my chronic optimism. Tired...
Let’s Not Talk About It

Let’s Not Talk About It

by Doug McVadon, with an introduction by Nancy Dorrier  Let’s not talk about it. Let’s not even talk about our implicit unspoken agreement to not talk about it. There it is on the table, the stinking, rotting fish. Or the hippopotamus or elephant in the room, even the...