PNC Recognizes Juneteenth with Baratunde Thurston
Emmy nominated host, author and producer, Baratunde Thurston, shares his thoughts on what we can gain from the moment of possibility in which we’re living. Real change occurs when we recognize that instead of a quick moment of victory, we must remain committed to paying attention, listening and adapting to one other.
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with BD Wong
Award-winning Actor, BD Wong, shares his thoughts on the importance of allyship and the things we can all do to become better allies. Something as simple as asking, “Tell me how you feel,” and then trusting that the answer you get is true, is a very good place to start. For BD, being an ally requires research, commitment, deep empathy and above all, no ego.
Women’s History and Heritage Month Event with Bonnie St. John, Resilient Leadership in Changing Times
During PNC’s celebration of Women’s History and Heritage Month, Bonnie St. John – the first African American to win Winter Olympic medals – shared her thoughts on resilience, and how diversity and inclusion is the key to building a resilient culture that helps companies and communities thrive. Here Bonnie shares a story from one of her Olympic skiing races: "I was ahead in the slalom. But in the second run, everyone fell on a dangerous spot. I was beaten by a woman who got up faster than I did. I learned that people fall down, winners get up, and gold medal winners just get up faster."
The Color of Law with Richard Rothstein Webinar
Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, discusses how federal housing policies in the 1940s and ‘50s mandated segregation and undermined the ability of Black families to own homes and build wealth. A Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Rothstein has spent years researching the history of segregation in the U.S. as it relates to education and housing. .
Local institutions throughout the markets play a vital role in making untold stories of Black history accessible.
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Running Your Business
The co-owners of Tooney Town Early Learning Center are committed to supporting children, families and the communities they serve.
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Growing Your Business
The president and founder of KDM Engineering leads a fast-growing business and a nonprofit that supports young women pursuing STEM-related careers.
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