Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City
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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rahsaan Harris, CEO of Citizens Committee for NYC (CitizensNYC), a micro-funding organization that provides support to community leaders on the front lines of change in their own neighborhoods. Hear what it was like for Rahsaan to assume his position as CEO in March 2020 right as New York went into lockdown, how he drove meaningful change during the pandemic, and why he believes many elements of pandemic era philanthropy and work culture should remain in place.
Hear from Yusuf George of JUST Capital, the only independent nonprofit that tracks, analyzes, and engages with large corporations and their investors on how they perform on the issues Americans care about most. Yusuf recaps findings from JUST Capital’s Corporate Racial Equity Tracker and recommendations for how corporate leaders can act on DEI commitments as outlined in the CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity.
“This Pride month is about legacy. It’s about the sheer gift of existence and survival when sometimes you’re going up against a society that would prefer that you’re not you. It’s about gratitude for the strides we've made towards equality and paying it forward.”
Booz Allen Associate and GLOBE+ Co-Chair Dominique Chamely
“We are who we are, we’re here, and we’re bringing our full selves not just to the parade but to work, too.”
The Allstate Foundation joins Common Impact for a countrywide day of skills-based volunteering
BROOKLYN, N.Y. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - – A new partnership between Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation aims to provide big help for racial equity nonprofits. On June 23, Allstate professionals across the country will collaborate with nonprofits dedicated to building a more equitable society for The Allstate Foundation Day of Service to Advance Racial Equity.
As the United States officially passed a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday last week, Booz Allen was busy commemorating and celebrating the day of freedom as a firm. Two events, organized by the firm’s African American Network (AAN), brought together employees from across the country to connect, celebrate and reflect. Highlights follow.
Only 26% of employees believe their employer has fulfilled most of its public commitments; nearly 40% would likely quit their job if their company did not prioritize social or racial justice
CALGARY, Alberta, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Just ahead of Juneteenth,Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released results from a survey commissioned to assess employee sentiment on companies’ commitments to address racial justice and equity.
As part of our continuing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), Sands is partnering with The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada, contributing over $150,000 through Sands Cares to close out phase one of the organization’s campaign to expand the Arlene Cooper Community Health Center in Downtown Las Vegas.
Feeding a Culture of Equity and Inclusion with Chef Julia Turshen
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Chef, cookbook author, and activist Julia Turshen operates at the intersection of food and social justice. Her highly acclaimed cookbooks share deeply personal and meaningful narratives on LGBTQIA+ representation, racial equity, body positivity, and more.
As an official partner, Ørsted wants to promote inclusion and diversity as key to a successful workplace as well as celebrate the ability to live and love safely and freely.
Mette Nørr Gantzhorn, Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Well-Being in Ørsted, says: "At Ørsted, we believe that different perspectives strengthen our ability to be innovative, reinforce our business results, and accelerate our global growth. Recognising that talent is diverse by nature and being inclusive is not only the right thing to do, it also helps us deliver on our bold vision."
Since 2015, we have partnered with BioSTL, a nonprofit that advances St. Louis’ economic vitality by cultivating a strong bioscience and innovation ecosystem. We have helped local bioscience startups build their businesses, with MilliporeSigma employees serving as mentors to help startups solve problems. We are continuing to provide this support while strengthening science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and employment outcomes for underserved communities, particularly for women and people of color.