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Diversity, equity and inclusion should not be taken for granted
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Business
Diversity, equity and inclusion should not be taken for granted
Dani Monroe, founder and CEO of Center Focus International, Inc., is a pioneer in corporate inclusion, mentored By Dr. Price Cobbs, whom she calls the “godfather of DEI.” 
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Bringing white men into DEI discussions
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Local News
Bringing white men into DEI discussions
Colette Phillips envisions a model for diversity, equity and inclusion that does not leave out white men. “If we’re talking about inclusion, no one should be excluded from the conversation,” said Phillips.
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Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain collaborates with community orgs. to highlight diversity in classical music
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Arts & Culture
Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain collaborates with community orgs. to highlight diversity in classical music
Acclaimed classical violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain stood in front of a group of elementary and middle schoolers at the Strand Theater, framed by a gilded arch and burgundy curtains. “Rhythm is everything, you dig?” he told the students, before guiding them through a series of spirited improvisational musical exercises.
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Manikka Bowman takes the helm at Nature Conservancy
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News
Manikka Bowman takes the helm at Nature Conservancy
When Manikka Bowman takes charge as the new executive director of The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts next month, she will be one of a small number of leaders of color who head environmental and conservation organizations in the state.
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New documentary highlights attempts to increase diversity in MLB
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News
New documentary highlights attempts to increase diversity in MLB
A recently released documentary follows attempts made by Major League Baseball to increase the number of Black athletes on its 30 teams.
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Will Healey’s diverse transition team translate into an inclusive administration?
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Local News
Will Healey’s diverse transition team translate into an inclusive administration?
As Governor-elect Maura Healey begins assembling a new administration, activists in the Black and Latino community can think of one area where they’d like to see a change: diversity at the top.
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Inaugural Dorchfest debuts this weekend
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Arts & Culture
Inaugural Dorchfest debuts this weekend
This weekend, the streets of Dorchester will come alive with music during the first-ever Dorchester Porchfest, dubbed Dorchfest. More than 45 bands will perform on 25 porches and venues around the Ashmont-Adams neighborhood on Saturday, June 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is free and open to all.
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Blacks integral to history of golfing
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Local News
Blacks integral to history of golfing
In two weeks, The Country Club, Brookline’s prestigious private course whose name needs no elaboration, will take center stage in the world of golf for the 2022 U.S. Open. In advance of the attention and scrutiny that come with hosting one of the sport’s four major championships, The Country Club rolled out a new internship program to introduce college students from underrepresented backgrounds to the cloistered business of golf: the Lee Elder Internship.
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'ReFrame' —  Harvard Art Museums launches project to diversify offerings
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Arts & Culture
'ReFrame' — Harvard Art Museums launches project to diversify offerings
Harvard Art Museums launched the initial phase of their “ReFrame” project on Sept. 4. “ReFrame” aims to examine the purpose of a local and global art museum and how to use that platform to tell the most inclusive stories possible. With new acquisitions and a remix of the exhibition space, the museum will aim to showcase a more diverse group of artists.
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Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honors United Housing Management for diversity
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Lifestyle
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honors United Housing Management for diversity
United Housing Management, LLC (UHM), a property management company based in Dorchester, recently received a Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. UHM accepted the Diversity Award as part of the Chamber’s 2018 Small Business Night.
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