GREG MORRIS: Diversity project seeks corporate partners
This week, I spoke with Marshawn Wolley and Tamara Cypress about equity matters in the Black community. Wolley is managing principal of Black Onyx Management and director of community engagement and strategic initiatives and a public affairs lecturer at the School of Public and Environment Affairs at IUPUI—and a contributing IBJ columnist.
'After there's a problem, it's already too late': What implicit bias training really is
For Rashawn Ray, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution who has been doing research and training related to implicit bias for more than a decade, doing this kind of training, and doing it right, is more crucial than ever.
Penske, The Mind Trust among businesses taking Indy Accompliceship pledge
Ten companies and civic organizations have signed on to be the first cohort of businesses in Indianapolis pledging to join forces in eradicating systemic racism and disparities in the workplace, marketplace, workforce and community.
'It's overdue': Campaign aims to boost the profile of Indy's Black-owned businesses
"It's overdue for us to think about how we can invest in Black businesses and also help corporations," said Tamara Cypress, the campaign's creator. Cypress is partnering with Marshawn Wolley, principal of the diversity and inclusion management consultancy.