In light of everything going on in the world right now, we feel it's important to keep the conversation around racial injustice going and continue to amplify dialogues about inequality.
In this four-part CMC Podcast series, Navigating Race in the Workplace, our very own Akilah Murrell is joined by Vernon Irvin, Nicole Steele, and Lori Cornmesser for an insightful panel discussion about racial inequality at work, and what we can all do to support change.
Episode 1: Recalling Injustice in the Workplace
In this episode, the panelists introduce themselves and recall distinct moments in their careers when they experienced blatant racial discrimination in the workplace.
Episode 2: Opening Up a Dialogue
In this episode, the panelists explain why NOW is the time to examine and speak up about racial injustice and discuss the value of being vulnerable and having difficult conversations in order to promote change.
Episode 3: Breaking Down Barriers
In this episode, the panelists discuss ways to break down barriers, create an equal work environment, and help promote inclusion and opportunity regardless of race.
Episode 4: Creating a Safe and Motivating Space
In this episode, the panelists talk about why black employees are sometimes hesitant to open up in corporate settings, how to help employees overcome challenges, and ways we can all strengthen allyship in the workplace.
Please feel free to share this important conversation with your networks! And as always, we’re here to talk!