UpSkill Digital have partnered with Black Minds Matter to bolster their work in tackling the stigma around mental health, racism and discrimination, social and economic inequality within the Black community.
An ally is someone who wants to fight for the equality of a marginalised group that they are not a part of. As we go through our lives we find ourselves unintentionally and blindly being unaware of the obstacles that Black people have faced in history. As we find ourselves in the middle of Black History Month, it is important to think about how we can stand in solidarity with the Black community as well as making a conscious intention to acknowledge some of our own biases in a way that can help reach, educate and mobilise others in our network. The question we aim to address is what can we do in order to find legitimate and sustained ways to show support to the Black community. This article will explore 5 steps you can take in order to begin your journey to becoming actionable allies.
We’re facing a crisis of monumental proportions: a digital skills gap that if left unchecked could have disastrous consequences for your organisation. But by taking the time and effort to invest in digitally upskilling your workforce, you can future-proof your business and ensure employees have both the skills and confidence to thrive in our modern data-driven economy.
If you want to boost profits, attract more customers, retain more employees, and generally help make the world a better place, you need to launch an effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.
Check out these five genius CSR examples from some of the most recognised brands on the planet if you’re looking for ideas on how to launch an impactful social impact project of your own.