september, 2021

thu02sep12:00 pm1:00 pmOn ZoomRolling Up White Collar Sleeves for Black Lives, with Nicole Johnsonwith Nicole Johnson12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00) View in my time WHO THIS IS FOR:All Team Members,CEOs,Leaders,personal growth

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We have arrived at a point in our nation’s history where we have the opportunity to think critically about our past and how to move forward to create a more just and equitable society. The rise of the private sector and big business has largely kept these industries out of social conversations, and many solutions that the business community projects barely move the needle to bend the future in the right direction. This roundtable will discuss the latent capacity that exists within the private sector and how it can be leveraged to support the prosperity of Black Americans.

  • A spectrum of opportunities to engage board of directors, staff, and leadership in fulfilling your organization’s role to contribute to a more just society, underscoring how it benefits Black Americans.
  • You want to establish community engagement/social responsibility objectives for your company
  • Your company is trying to align its community engagement goals with the larger movement for Black lives
  • You are curious to learn what social return on investment looks like


Nicole Jeanine Johnson is a Race & Equity and Impact Strategist. Nicole started The Aya Group, a racial equity policy and practice firm to support nonprofits and corporations in addressing anti-Blackness and white supremacy in their day to day business. She facilitates training and lectures with Fortune 500 companies, national and local progressive & ethnic nonprofits. She was born and raised on Chicago’s south side and is a proud Chicago Public School graduate. She has a Master’s of Science in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s of Arts in Teaching from National Louis University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan.