A Statement From Our CEO – Dataquest
It’s been a heartbreaking and attempting few days for us within the US. We’ve seen protests in additional than 75 cities throughout the nation. These protests categorical our rage on the tragic and mindless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.
The protests drive us to look at stark racial inequality within the US. 235 black folks have been shot and killed by the police final 12 months. Black individuals are 5 occasions as doubtless to be jailed as white folks. People of colour are 1.5x – 2x as prone to be unemployed as white folks.
We owe a lot to the generations earlier than us that stood up for his or her rights. But the battle is not finished. There is not a degree taking part in area in America right this moment.
At Dataquest, we have now an opportunity to make a small distinction in our communities and on this planet. Justice and equality are widespread values that we share, no matter the place we dwell.
Here are among the issues we’re doing:
Looking ahead, we have now an opportunity to enhance entry to training for folks world wide. We’ve began to do that with our work on scholarships. There’s rather more we are able to nonetheless do. I do not know precisely how this can look. But we will put within the work to determine it out.