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Our view: Union Bank puts money into social equity effort

By   /  Friday, June 26th, 2020  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, East Ventura County, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Our view: Union Bank puts money into social equity effort

There is no doubt that the killing of George Floyd and subsequent events have prompted the biggest discussion in decades about social equity and justice in America. One of the biggest debates in Corporate America today is how far the current discussion will lead. And one of the biggest problems in getting some perspective on Read More →

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Torres: Beat racism with diverse workforce

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2020  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Torres: Beat racism with diverse workforce

By Jesus Torres In this new era of addressing systemic racism, Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri have become “woke.” Go ahead and ask them if black lives matter. The callous murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has forced us to confront our shameful legacy of racism and oppression. While past Read More →

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Union Bank launches $10M program to address racial inequality

By   /  Thursday, June 18th, 2020  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Union Bank launches $10M program to address racial inequality

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Tri-county’s Black-owned businesses gaining support

By   /  Friday, June 12th, 2020  /  Latest news, Small Business, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Tri-county’s Black-owned businesses gaining support

The community is uniting to offer support to Black-owned businesses in the Tri-Counties as protests against police brutality and COVID-19 sweep the nation. The protests, which erupted after video showed 46-year-old George Floyd being choked to death by a Minneapolis police officer, follow months of stagnant activity due the coronavirus that tanked the U.S. economy. Read More →

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Our view: Tri-Counties embrace workplace diversity

By   /  Friday, June 12th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Tri-Counties embrace workplace diversity

When the Business Times put a focus report on “The Business of Pride” on our editorial calendar last year, we were convinced that our corporate community had a story to tell about diversity in the workplace. We held many discussions, internally and externally, trying to find the right balance between descriptive journalism, advocacy and the Read More →

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Dubroff: Creating a more just society on the Central Coast

By   /  Friday, June 12th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Creating a more just society on the Central Coast

Henry Dubroff

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Mack: Equal opportunity is the antidote for injustice

By   /  Friday, June 5th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Mack: Equal opportunity is the antidote for injustice

Henry Dubroff

A brutal police slaying. Rising protests. Social unrest. A country in pain. Race again the issue. In an effort to get some perspective on what’s happening in America this summer, I reached out to Travis Mack, a prominent African-American business leader and person I’ve known for most of my life on the Central Coast. Mack, Read More →

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