From C Street, a strategic advisory firm helping CEOs and C-suites achieve maximum value—this is Word on the C Street. A show where influential leaders reflect on the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion and share their perspectives on the defining challenges and opportunities of our time.
Claudia Romo Edelman on the Power and Potential of the Hispanic Community
Claudia Romo Edelman is a Mexican-Swiss Diplomat and social entrepreneur. On this episode, you’ll hear Claudia explain why Hispanic progress is American progress, her belief in society’s ability to move from tolerance to acceptance, and the data behind her optimism for the future.
David Clunie on America’s Opportunity to Create an Intentionally Inclusive Economic Infrastructure
David Clunie is the Executive Director of the Black Economic Alliance. On this episode, you'll hear David discuss how economic policy can help Black and other disinvested communities build wealth, the hidden challenges Black entrepreneurs face, and why data is the key to making Corporate America more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
Jonathan Greenblatt On Combating Hate and Fostering Respect for Fellow Citizens
Jonathan Greenblatt is the CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League. You’ll hear Jonathan discuss the role of traditional and social media in deepening partisanship, the ADL’s call for the resignation or removal of President Trump after the events of the January 6th Insurrection, and the three things he believes we can all do to combat hate.
Pamela Newkirk on the Failed Promise of the Diversity Industry and How Corporate America Can Do Better
Pamela Newkirk is an author, journalist, and professor, and C Street Board of Advisors member. You’ll hear Pamela explain why the billions of dollars being spent on diversity have resulted in so little progress; her belief that when you have a diversity problem, you have a leadership problem; and the importance of empowering people to bring their full selves to work.
Wes Moore on Unlocking Opportunity for Maryland's Black Families
Wes Moore is a combat veteran, a bestselling author, an entrepreneur, a Rhodes Scholar, the former CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, and joins the podcast as a candidate for Governor of Maryland. You’ll hear Wes discuss his perspective on what’s happening in Washington, his plan to unlock economic opportunity for Maryland’s Black families, and what it was like to preach from the pulpit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Dr. Alvin Tillery On What Corporate Leaders Can Learn From The Civil Rights Movement
Dr. Al Tillery is C Street's Head of DEI Advisory and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy at Northwestern University. You’ll hear Al discuss the inspiration for his innovative CREED model, how his upbringing in New Jersey drove him to study racial justice, and why he believes corporations are not ready for Gen Z.
Very interesting and timely conversation. Looking forward to future episodes and guests they announced.
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Look forward to future episodes.