The issues of race coming to the forefront of our public discourse highlight systemic societal problems. People who are most affected by injustice will continue to suffer if those with privilege remain paralyzed or unsure about what to do. No matter who or where you are, you can take steps to create positive change. Here are some steps we can take to move forward:
In the face of racial injustice, there are actions that white colleagues can take that are more or less helpful to their black friends and colleagues. Here are resources on constructive actions and appropriate approaches you can take to support your colleagues and create a more inclusive company culture:
The work we do to understand ourselves and build more inclusive workplaces is only the beginning. The conversations we have with loved ones, including our children, are also a part of the work required to bring about change in the world.