JUST Capital and the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program are excited to invite you to our co-hosted event focused on how private sector leaders are advancing racial equity within their companies, communities, and regional economies. This virtual event will take place on Thursday, June 24 from 1:00 – 2:00PM EDT and will showcase how various companies, as well as CEOs of local organizations, have integrated equity into their overall business strategies and invested in their communities.
The program will open with comments from JUST Capital and Amy Liu, Brookings Vice President and Director of the Metropolitan Policy Program, discussing actions that private sector leaders can take to advance racial equity in their regional economies. The opening comments will be followed by a panel discussion featuring, Juhanna Rodgers, Vice President for Racial Equity and Social Impact, at CenterState CEO (Syracuse, NY), Darrin Redus, Vice President and Executive Director at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator, Alex Timm, CEO and Co-Founder of Root Insurance, and will be moderated by Reniya Dinkins, Senior Research Assistant in the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. The panelists will outline strategies adopted by their respective organizations to advance racial equity in their regions or fields.