Taking the first step in any complex endeavor can feel incredibly overwhelming. But it must be done if things are going to change. Many organizations have stepped up to the plate with their first steps in fighting systemic racism. Organizations are realizing the role they have in changing their own organizations.
Amazon has made the first step with a monetary commitment to fighting systemic racism.
Microsoft has made a monetary commitment to fighting systemic racism and has taken their first actions further by looking at their talent pipeline, their supplier companies, and how their platforms can better assist in combating racism.
Other companies have taken first steps in fighting systemic racism.
Taking the first step can be difficult but is so necessary. Think of companies that haven’t taken the first step. Their inaction speaks volumes.