Agency Leaders Launch 90-Day Plan for Racial Justice in the Workplace

Meeting quotas and hiring a diversity officer aren't enough to change agency culture

Act in Solidarity's 30-60-90 Day Plan outlines how real change can be implemented in the workplace. Act in Solidarity
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When Katie Kern’s boss pulled her aside after a meeting, she told her to stop nodding her head. To her boss, a head nod is always a sign of agreement, but Kern was just acknowledging that she was following along. She grew up in a Black church, and “the nod” is a cultural nuance she doesn’t think twice about.

Emmy is an Adweek contributor who is completing her journalism degree at The College of New Jersey with minors in Spanish and broadcast journalism.
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