Building an Inclusive Economy for Unemployed Black Youth

A Discussion with LeadersUp CEO Jeffery Wallace

June 10, 2020
Price Talks: Policy in a Pandemic

On June 10th, Price Center Director Gary Painter and LeadersUp President & CEO Jeffery Wallace had a timely discussion on Building an Inclusive Economy for Unemployed Black Youth. LeadersUp is a talent development accelerator working with companies to develop new, diverse, and inclusive paths to employment, especially for historically economically marginalized talent pools. Throughout the discussion, Mr. Wallace and Professor Painter spoke about the necessity to build anti-racist systems and how social innovation plays a key role in creating fair chance hiring – particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic for unemployed black youth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the entire discussion below and read more on the Price Center and LeadersUp joint endeavor here.

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