At Opportunity Hub's HBCU@SXSW, Living Cities chatted with technology leaders about how companies can support black and brown entrepreneurs through skills development and talent placement.
In 2019, 252 students from 100 colleges and universities were sponsored to attend HBCU@SXSW, and ninety percent of the students were placed in paid summer internships or permanent jobs.
Rodney Sampson, founder of OHUB, welcomed JaNay Queen Nazaire, Living Cities Managing Director for Performance and Results, and Demetric Duckett, Living Cities Associate Director for Capital innovation, to HBCU@SXSW.
Living Cities also met and interviewed professionals and executives of corporations focused on operationalizing racial equity.
The interviews are featured in this podcast series, Planning for the New Majority: A collection of stories from OHUB@SXSW19. Read the Entire Article
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