Maryland Reporter: New GBC Board Chair emphasizes the need for racial equity and unity

Calvin Butler Annual Meeting
Don Fry: "Those unconscionable acts have forced us to examine our workplaces, government, and institutions, and to demand that we take action end systemic racism and social injustice."
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BBJ: ‘Let’s lead by example’: Calvin Butler, new GBC chair, calls for change

Calvin Butler Annual Meeting 2020
"We have to be intentional about our efforts to drive change," Butler said. "We cannot remain static. We cannot remain silent. That to me is how you provide leadership. We are the leaders to do it. Let's lead by example."
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BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how racial...
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BBJ: Here’s where employers can start in addressing structural racism in the workplace

Bell-McKoy shared some of these essential questions with an online audience of nearly 200 Baltimore businesspeople June 26 during a Greater Baltimore Committee webinar largely focused on the role that structural racism plays in perpetuating wage and other achievement gaps between white and Black folks in America, and in Baltimore....
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We Stand for Racial Equity, Justice and Peace

The GBC stands with all in the Greater Baltimore community and throughout the state and nation who demand justice for George Floyd and his family.
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BBJ: Greater Baltimore business groups issue renewed call to combat systemic racism

The Greater Baltimore Committee, the Open Society Institute and the entire board of the upscale Center Club were among the groups who said they stand ready for change after George Floyd's May 25 murder during an arrest.
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