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Every Leader Should Be an Ally: How To Implement Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business

Leaders must become allies to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in order for them to succeed. Here's how to overcome the challenges of implementing D, E and I in your organization.

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In many ways, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 launched the current workplace equality movement. In addition to granting protection to those who might otherwise be discriminated against, it also introduced the opportunity for lawmakers to become allies.

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An ally is someone who is typically not a member of a mistreated or marginalized group but who expresses or gives support to that group in the ongoing effort to effect change. Allies need only have an open mind and a compassionate heart. 

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