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Apple Launches New Nationwide Racial Equity and Justice Initiative Projects

Apple today announced a set of new projects as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) to help dismantle systemic barriers to opportunity and combat injustices faced by communities of color. Rendering of the Propel Center The projects include the Propel Center, a global innovation and learning hub for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), an Apple Developer Academy to support coding and tech education for students in Detroit, and venture capital ...
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Apple announces new projects related to its $100 million pledge for racial equity and justice

Last June, Apple committed $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI). Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, is leading the initiative. Today, Apple is sharing some of its work as part of the initiative. “We’re launching REJI’s latest initiatives with partners across a broad range of industries and backgrounds — from students to teachers, developers to entrepreneurs, and community organizers to justice advocates — working together ...
Tags: Apple, TC, New York, Tech, Policy, Tim Cook, Detroit, Philanthropy, Black, Michigan State University, Downtown Detroit, Reji, Racial Equity, Apple Developer Academy, Harlem Capital, Siebert Williams Shank


The Idea That Made Me Quit Arguably the Best Company On Earth

I first started interviewing with Google as a 22-year-old. This year I turn 30. Having spent the bulk of my 20’s with Google, I can say with confidence that the firm is more than an employer to me; it is family. In this light, my decision to leave was challenging. However, when I think of where I am headed next — to start my own company to educate kids about financial literacy — I am filled with endless excitement and optimism. In order to understand my decision to leave, and the path I will be ...
Tags: Google, Asia, Australia, Careers, Earth, United States, Chromebooks, Meaning & Purpose, Pennybox, Reji Eapen, Reji