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Rainbow PUSH Coalition Challenges Silicon Valley to Become Inclusive

There are a lot of myths floating around concerning the availability of interested qualified Black and Brown candidates for STEM jobs. For Reverend Jesse Jackson, it is time to end the myths while also increasing corporate investments in educating the next generation of minority tech talent.
By Debra Jenkins

The Reverend Jesse Jackson is a familiar personality, having worked for social justice for decades. He founded the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, a progressive membership organization working to level the international economic and educational playing fields for diverse people and promote peace and justice. Activities are largely focused on Black, Brown, and Hispanic persons. Rainbow PUSH (People United to Serve Humanity) has adapted over the years based on the needs of minority populations. The recent focus is on the tech industry, and in true Rev. Jackson style, he began a series of initiatives to increase diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley by sh...

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