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Empower Your Employees to Support Justice and Equity for Black People

10 actions to help people stand up against racism and social injustice
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Recent events involving racial inequity and injustice have shown us that racism is still very much alive. Change starts with each of us and we can play a role in addressing the far-too-prevalent discrimination against Black individuals—both now and in the future, forever.

Some companies are helping their people take action. And many are looking to strengthen their existing diversity and inclusion programs to create long-term, collective impact.

Understanding Racism and Working Toward Change

By Wanda Hope, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Johnson & Johnson Worldwide
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The past few weeks have been traumatizing and painful. The unjustified killing of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and the blatant examples of racism have now forced many to understand what the Black community has known and experienced our entire lives. I’m no different. 

Common Impact Honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Service

Upholding MLK's Values of Equality, Justice and Leadership
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Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who once said, “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.” MLK Day is a federal holiday dedicated to service, honoring MLK’s commitment to addressing the deep inequities that existed – and still exist – within our society.

P&G Film, ‘THE LOOK’ Highlights Bias As Experienced by Many Black Men in America.

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Bias is human but often results in unfair, unequal treatment that impacts us all. Our new film, ‘THE LOOK’ highlights bias as experienced by many Black men in America.

We aspire to live in a world that is equal and inclusive. It’s not today. So, we’re doing our part and elevating conversations that promote a world where everyone is treated fairly.

Empathy is an effective antidote to bias. We created ‘THE LOOK’ to prompt reflection and bring people together for a conversation to ultimately change hearts and minds.

Bloomberg D4GX 2016 Keynotes: How Big Data Can Be a Tool for Good (Or Evil)

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Can city governments use data analytics to help improve the lives of citizens? That was the question presented to attendees at Bloomberg’s annual Data for Good Exchange conference on Sunday, September 25, 2016, and the answers weren’t always easy to hear.

Bloomberg & Dimon: Giving Colorado’s Youth the Skills and Education to Succeed

By JOHN HICKENLOOPER, MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG and JAMIE DIMON
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Originally posted in the Denver Post.
 

Colorado is a state where business, government and nonprofit communities understand the value of working together to create opportunity for all, regardless of where they live or who they are. However, the state isn’t immune to the challenges of building ladders to economic success that others states face.

In the Wake of Development

Breaking the Pattern of Displacement
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Farmworker Awareness Week: Do You Know Who Picks Your Produce?

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It’s National Farmworker Awareness Week, a time to remember that 85 percent of the fruits and vegetables we eat here in the U.S. are hand-picked. That’s right — the healthy veggies for our healthy lifestyles, sweet fruits for snack-time and even the flowers that brighten our tables. Farmworkers across the globe are out in the fields from dawn to dusk, working hard to feed the world. But at what cost?

The Secret Ingredient for a Great Cup of Coffee: Hint, It's Not What You Think

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There are definitely some myths out there about sustainable products, and to be blunt, how good they are. Some people wonder whether something so focused on its mission can look great, taste great, feel great. (Apparently locally-grown wheat grass smoothies, raw yeast balls and sandpaper hemp pants don't float everyone's boat.) As it turns out, in the coffee world, sustainability not only goes hand-in-hand with quality, they're integrally linked.

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