Heeding the Call: Investing in Justice and a Livable Future


 by Amanda Joseph, Calvet Impact

At the start of each New Year, it is the Jewish tradition to sound the shofar. The ancient cry of the ram’s horn calls upon us to awaken, to take stock of our actions (and inaction), and to move forward into the new year with conviction and commitment to do better as individuals and as communities, pursuing acts of justice, compassion, and righteousness.

Businesses Form Workforce and Justice Alliance To Drive Reform

Companies Including MOD Pizza, Georgia Pacific and Checkr and Come Together As Small Business Majority Polling Reveals Widespread Business Support
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NEW YORK, October 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ – U.S. businesses have come together to launch the Workforce and Justice Alliance (WJA), a groundbreaking coalition to help deliver criminal justice reform across the country.

Greyston Bakery Joins Groundbreaking Walmart-Funded Employment Program As It Announces Locations and Partners

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NEW YORK, October 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Joseph Kenner, CEO of Greyston Bakery, will take the stage at 3BL Media’s Brands Taking Stands Summit today to announce Greyston’s participation in Unlock Potential (UP) – a Walmart-funded intentional hiring program that is designed to prevent incarceration by providing meaningful career opportunities for young people at the greatest risk of justice system involvement. Kenner states:

The Living Future 2022: Restoration + Justice Celebrates Heroes, Buildings & Manufacturers Charting Our Common Living Future

Virtual event gathered regenerative building movement to envision a Living Future and show it works better in practice and policy
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SEATTLE, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute announced the 2022 Living Future Heroes, along with the winner of the Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award and newly certified building projects, as Living Future 2022: Restoration + Justice came to a close. The Impact Celebration caps two weeks of virtual programming with leaders of the regenerative building movement.

The Living Future 2022 Online Conference to Focus on Restoration + Justice

The Digital Event - Sponsored by Google - Features Ten Days of Inspiring Keynotes and Plenaries, Networking and Educational Sessions for the Regenerative Building Movement
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SEATTLE, March 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With a focus on restoration and justice, Living Future 2022 will convene more than a thousand leaders online to share insights and strategies to address intersecting challenges of climate change, racial injustice and environmental health. Held online from May 2-13, the annual Living Future 2022 Conference will unite a community of deep-green thought leaders, practitioners, and healthy materials providers focused on the built environment.

As Utah Takes Up Death Penalty Repeal Bill, 240+ Business Leaders Call for Abolition

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NEW YORK and SALT LAKE CITY, JANUARY 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As lawmakers in Utah get ready to take up a historic Republican-led bill seeking to repeal the state’s death penalty, more than 240 business leaders have declared their opposition to capital punishment. They decry it as “irreconcilable with human dignity” and an “ineffective misallocation of public resources” - and have signed a declaration calling for its abolition everywhere.

PYXERA Global Webinar Seeks to Disrupt International Development's Legacy of Injustice

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Fadzi Whande and KAUR Strategies’ Indira Ahluwalia join Aug. 26 event inspiring individuals to recognize ingrained racism and help eradicate it

Date: Thursday, Aug. 26

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm EST

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1416297236713/WN_lp5VCib2RHWtAkR0xCsmdg

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Date: Thursday, Aug. 26

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm EST

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1416297236713/WN_lp5VCib2RHWtAkR0xCsmdg

Texas Diversity Council to Kick Off Legal Diversity Summit, Recognizing Top Women Lawyers & General Counsel

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HOUSTON, Texas, August 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council (NDC) will kick off its Legal Diversity Summit, “Raising the Bar: Legal Diversity in Action,” announcing the 2021 Top Women Lawyers and General Counsel on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom. The event will recognize and celebrate a distinctive list of female lawyers who impact the legal industry and mold the future of the legal system with their insight and leadership.

On the Job: A Chat With HP's New Chief Information Officer, Ron Guerrier

Why the company’s commitment to racial, social, and environmental justice was key to him joining.

By Leigh-Ann Jackson

Over the past 20 years, Ron Guerrier has served as Chief Information Officer for multiple Fortune 500 firms, as well as the State of Illinois. No matter the post, he’s been driven by a desire to promote equality in the tech field and beyond. In September, the Chicago-based innovator stepped into the CIO role at HP, with the goal of building out its IT organization and overseeing company-wide digitization. But he’s also eager to further the company’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

National Diversity Council CEO Announces Book Release with a Portion of Proceeds Dedicated to the Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity

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San Antonio, TX- Ángeles Valenciano, the National Diversity Council’s (NDC) CEO will be releasing her first book focused on her leadership journey, La Sabiduría De Ana: Recetas De Liderazgo,and donate 10 percent of the book’s proceeds to the National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE) for immigration initiatives. 

Valenciano will release the book on Amazon, in her native language, Spanish, to honor her culture, heritage and mother Ana’s legacy. Valenciano grew up in the town of San Luis Potosí and immigrated to the United States after finishing college in 1993. 


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