Professor Gibson, Speaker Jones discuss legislative efforts to address racial equity, social justice

Larry Gibson and Adrienne Jones
Topics discussed included the role African Americans have played in government and legislative efforts to address racial equity and social justice.
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Kaiser Permanente commits $8.15M for racial equity

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Kaiser Permanente operates and supports established national and regional community-based organizations led by people of color, that address racial and social justice or trauma, including the lifelong impacts of adverse childhood experiences.
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WBAL NewsRadio: Previewing Maryland General Assembly 2021 Session amid COVID-19 pandemic [Audio]

Maryland State House
Don Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, talks about the COVID-19 recovery bill and other issues facing the legislature. Listen here.
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Bank of America gives Morgan State University $1 Million for jobs initiative

With the support from Bank of America, Morgan State University will enhance existing programs to meet specific skills gaps to create higher paying, family-sustaining jobs that are in demand.
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Baltimore Sun: Incoming Greater Baltimore Committee chair Calvin Butler will work to improve inclusion

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The organization will take immediate steps including reviewing bylaws, policies and procedures to ensure they are inclusive.
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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: Miles & Stockbridge brings on scores of new minority clients after launching diversity initiative

BTG webinar panelists
The panel discussion hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee's "Bridging the Gap Committee" focused on how companies are turning statements supporting racial justice into action.
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GBC’s Bridging the Gap Committee presents: Racial Equity in the Workplace – Moving from Statements to Action

“The Bridging the Gap mission is to promote a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion here in the Baltimore region. …We’ve had a banner year as a committee and we’ve been able to tackle some tough issues."
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