Juneteenth

Actionable Equity: How BEI’s People Community of Practice is Ensuring Development for Black Talent

Business Equity for Indy recently hosted its second quarter People Community of Practice (PcP) event at Citizens Energy Group, spotlighting transformative leadership programs dedicated to advancing Black and minority employees in Indianapolis. The event, moderated by Gerald Bush, SHRM-SCP, ICF-PCC, brought together leaders from several impactful organizations:     Black Leadership + Legacies & Executive […]

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Second Helpings Leads the Way: Prioritizing Employee Wellness through the BEI Workforce Pilot 

In business, profit margins often take precedence, and as a result, the concept of prioritizing employee wellness might seem like an afterthought. However, Second Helpings, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty through food rescue, hunger relief, and job training, is challenging this notion by spearheading a holistic approach to workforce wellness. Through

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Save the Date: Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Announces Third Annual Juneteenth Food Festival

 The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is thrilled to announce the return of its Juneteenth Foodways Festival made possible through the generosity of the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation. The festival is a vibrant celebration of freedom, culture, and culinary heritage. Mark your calendars for Friday, June 14,  from 4:30 to 8 p.m., as this historic

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Juneteenth: Indianapolis Events, Festivals, and Celebrations

On June 19, 1865, U.S. troops entered Galveston, Texas to announce that freedom had arrived for all enslaved people in the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation, issued January 1, 1863, technically freed all enslaved peoples, but it was not until that first Juneteenth that the news had reached all Americans and was enforced throughout the

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