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Apple executives talk impact of diversity initiatives at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation conference

Apple executives Alisha Johnson, program lead for the company’s Racial Equality and Justice Initiative, and Lyn Stanfield, external relations leader of the Inclusion and Diversity team, spoke about the company’s racial equity programs at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 50th Annual Legislative Conference.In a Thursday session sponsored by Apple, Johnson and Stanfield joined Nicol Turner Lee, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Spencer Overton, president of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, and Veronica Nelson, executive director at AMIE, for a discussion on racial equity, diversity, inclusion and a range of related topics.Apple VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson offered a prepared statement to open the session, recapping the company’s various racial equity and justice efforts that include a $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative focused on forwarding equity through strategic investments. That program was recently given a boost through an additional $30 million commitment for students, innovators, and organizations. Read more…
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