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Tag Archives: Diversity & Inclusion

Amazon signs on as Project REAP sponsor

Screenshot of the incoming class of the Project REAP/Urban Land Institute (ULI) Academy Spring 2022, which kicked off April 25.

Recognizing a shared mission to diversify the commercial real estate industry, the retail giant will also help to enhance the organization's presence in two additional cities in the U.S., and serve as a presenter for its online academy with the Urban Land Institute.

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Murphy appoints diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging head

Jayné Johnson will lead the newly created unit in the governor’s office, which will aim to dismantle inequity within state government based on race, ethnicity and other protected characteristic, and to expand opportunities for communities of color and other underserved New Jerseyans.

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Surveying the field

The NJBIZ Diversity in the Workplace virtual panel discussion on Aug. 31, 2021.

Fewer than 10% of New Jersey’s public expenditures goes to diverse businesses, according to New Jersey Office of Diversity and Inclusion Chief Diversity Officer Hester Agudosi. The number comes from a disparity study her office is currently working on and was shared while she moderated the virtual NJBIZ Diversity in the Workplace panel on Aug. 31.

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McWhite appointed D&I director for NJCRC

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Wesley McWhite III will lead the Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s office in charge of establishing and administering practices and procedures to bring socially and economically disadvantaged New Jerseyans into the state's medical and adult use cannabis industries.

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Expanding the pool

Businesswoman Standing Giving Presentation To Colleagues In Modern Open Plan Office

According to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., the number of women and minorities in the wealth management field is growing nationally, as of the end of 2020: But the organization, which sets standards for financial planning and administers the CFP certification, also noted that women represent less than a quarter of CFPs, while fewer than 5% of CFPs are Black or Latino.

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