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Take on Race with Damon Jones

Take on Race with Damon Jones

Update: 2022-04-01


Damon Jones, Chief Communications Officer for Procter & Gamble, and the creator of the Take on Race Initiative, joins Dr. Vanessa Weaver to speak about the work Take on Race has done to solve existing inequities within the workplace and in communities across America.

In this Episode

·      A brief introduction to Procter & Gamble’s Take on Race Initiative, which aims to tackle racial inequalities in the workplace and in different communities across the United States, and what steps Take on Race is taking to resolve them

·      How Mr. Jones has taking on health and educational disparities in communities of color during the COVID-19 pandemic through the One Million Connected Devices Now Initiative, with the goal of giving students and their families access to the Internet for education and employment 

·      The topic of wealth creation by Take on Race, in collaboration with Bank of America and BMO Bank, and how it pertains to minority-owned businesses to help them continue to thrive during the pandemic, at a time where many minority-owned businesses closed for good

·      The challenges encountered by Take on Race, including the longevity of certain projects and initiatives, how to boost talks of diversity and inclusion in the corporate world and beyond, and how Mr. Jones seeks to overcome those challenges

·      How others can get involved in Take on Race and help to amplify the effect that the initiative has on corporate America and the general American populace


·      Damon Jones

·      Take on Race

·      Dr. Vanessa Weaver

·      Alignment Strategies

·      One Million Connected Devices Now

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Take on Race with Damon Jones

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Vanessa J. Weaver, PhD