Business Record: Turning Commitment into courage

The slaying of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, 2020, sparked a racial justice movement that hadn’t been seen in more than 50 years. It also ignited a reckoning in the business community about what role it should play in the conversation and how community leaders could use their positions to influence action.

More than 200 company and organizational leaders signed the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s CEO Commitment to Racial Equity after Floyd’s death and the weeks of protests that followed last summer.

We wanted to revisit that commitment and see what action some of those companies have taken.

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