diversity

Connections: Where should companies look to find Black talent?

The CEO of Wells Fargo said this week that the company doesn't hire many Black workers because there isn't a large pool of Black talent. That set off...
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Thu, 09/24/2020 - 10:17am
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Connections: Previewing the "In This Moment" series

A new project called “In This Moment” is highlighting Black leaders, writers, and photographers in our community. The work will result in a series of...
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Fri, 08/28/2020 - 10:32am
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Connections: Discussing the state of diversity in television in 2020

21 years ago this month, the NAACP was advocating a boycott of the major television networks. That's because the networks had just released their fall...
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:02am
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Bello seeks to establish ‘overdue' county diversity department

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello has created the Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, which is dedicated to creating more equity in Monroe...
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 7:25pm
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Connections: Author Linda Sue Park on her new book, "Prairie Lotus"

*This hour includes an update on the coronavirus pandemic from WXXI's health reporter, Brett Dahlberg. Author Linda Sue Park’s new novel, “Prairie Lotus...
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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:20am
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Connections: Discussing what it takes for musicians of color to break into Rochester's music scene

Local musicians from underrepresented communities say it can be difficult to make their mark on Rochester’s music scene, particularly because there are...
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Mon, 03/16/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Cephas Archie, former chief diversity officer for SUNY Brockport

Cephas Archie was fired from his position as the chief diversity officer for the SUNY Brockport last month. The college has not disclosed why, despite...
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Tue, 02/11/2020 - 4:55am
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Anger over College at Brockport parting ways with its chief diversity officer

The chief diversity officer at The College at Brockport has apparently been fired, and it’s resulted in a barrage of criticism of that move on social...
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 2:15pm
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Connections: Exploring the role of chief diversity officers on college and university campuses

Inside Higher Ed reports that more institutions now have chief diversity officers than ever before. But what do those positions entail? How do colleges...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:59am
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Connections: Discussing the Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

The Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) is making strides in addressing systemic racism in the community. The program – run through the St....
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:24am
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