Chris and Ken continue the conversation with Wale Elegbede about how the community should be more bold in supporting BIPOC businesses, what the lack of representation in elected officials says about Rochester, and more conversation on Critical Race Theory.
Joining the conversation this week is Wale Elegbede, who is a TED Talks speaker, president of the Rochester Branch of the NAACP, and Director of Strategy Management Services overseeing the innovation area at Mayo Clinic. Wale talks about his riches to rags background, the struggles he faced as an immigrant, and his thoughts on white privilege and Critical Race Theory.
Chris and Ken continue the conversation this week with Olmsted County's Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach program Manager, Sidney Frye II, who shares more of his personal background and family life, discusses why he chose to return to Rochester after college and how Rochester has changed over the past 25 years.
Joining the conversation this week is the new program manager for Olmsted County's Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach team, who shares his vision for his new role and how his experience as a social worker and in juvenile corrections has prepared him to help eliminate disparities in opportunities and correction services.
Chris continues the conversation this week with Bolder Options President and former NFL Green Bay Packer, Darrell Thompson, who discusses the critical time we are in, the importance of connecting and mentoring youth, and suggestions on how Rochester can recruit and retain people of color. Also, through August 18, unlimited digital subscription for 6 months for only $1.
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