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The Biggest Issues Facing the Native American Community Right Now

Some of the challenges Indigenous Peoples face — like derogatory sports mascots and natural resource exploitation — have made the headlines lately, but many remain underreported. These problems are connected to a host of other crises that challenge Native communities, many due to ongoing racism and a desire to erase…

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First Ever Corporate Diversity Board Requirements Passed in California; $1 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Redirected to Defense Department by White House; and More

California passes first ever state-mandated corporate boardroom diversity law. More than 660 public corporations with headquarters in California will soon be required to have at least one board director from an “underrepresented community, the Washington Post reports. A new state law signed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom will require boards…

Hershey and Government of Cte D'ivoire Partner to Increase Locally Processed Cocoa

The Hershey Company (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) and the government of Cte d’Ivoire have announced a new partnership to increase the company’s sourcing of cocoa processed in Cte d’Ivoire. They also agreed to expand Hershey’s successful Energize Learning initiative to Cte d’Ivoire, aiming to improve nutrition, increase school enrollment, attendance…