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Businesses Moving the Needle on Racial Equity:  A Dialogue Led by Local First’s Board of Directors

Jun 12, 2020 2:17:00 PM / by Local First posted in Inclusive Economy


Local First’s Board of Directors held a town hall-style event with member businesses on Friday, June 12 to discuss the role West Michigan’s local economy plays in systemic racism: as an enabler and as a catalyst for change. Vice-Chair of the Local First Educational Foundation and moderator, Tarence Lauchie of T. Lauchie & Associates, asked participants to think about their:

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