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18 03, 2022

Speaking on Business: Utah Black Chamber

By |2022-03-16T12:33:41-07:00March 18th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Black Chamber This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. African Americans have lived, worked, and worshiped in Utah since before the pioneers arrived in 1847. Now a new book, published by Utah’s Black Chamber of Commerce, tells some of those amazing stories. James Jackson III, the [...]

2 03, 2022

President’s Message: Tough Minds and Tender Hearts

By |2022-04-01T12:08:07-07:00March 2nd, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. gave the sermon titled “A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart” in Montgomery, Alabama at the end of August, 1959. His advice from more than a half-century ago has broad and timely applicability for today’s many divisions. Legendary Mike Singletary recently said “if you are an American, you belong to me,” [...]

30 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: Utah Black Chamber

By |2021-09-20T15:19:19-07:00August 30th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Black Chamber This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. August is Black Business month and James Jackson, III of The Utah Black Chamber is here to share what the Utah Black Chamber has been up to. JAMES JACKSON At the Utah Black Chamber, our goal is [...]

3 08, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber to Honor Business and Community Leaders at 2021 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

By |2021-08-24T11:36:38-07:00August 3rd, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Business leaders pay tribute to those who commit their abilities and time to advance the Chamber’s mission and bolster the business community during the pandemic SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 3, 2021) –  Utah’s business and community leaders will gather for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting. Attendees will recognize Chamber volunteers and community leaders [...]

24 02, 2021

Black History Month: An “Evening” with Professor William Smith

By |2021-02-24T13:22:25-07:00February 24th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Dr. William Smith, professor of Education Culture and Society at the University of Utah honored us with the opportunity to discuss the history of racial justice in our country and the impact that has on people of color. The conversation was hosted by Shawn Newell, Vice President of Industrial Supply, and Co-Chair of the Salt [...]

19 11, 2020

Why Language Matters: Creating Inclusive Spaces

By |2020-11-20T07:50:53-07:00November 19th, 2020|Blog, Equality & Inclusion, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

The language we use to refer and engage with one another has a significant effect on those around us, our workplaces, and our community. Our panel of community leaders shares the ways you can cultivate language as a powerful tool that builds inclusive and empowering spaces in order to intentionally avoid marginalization, misrepresentation, and perpetuating [...]

2 09, 2020

Equality and Inclusion in Opportunity: Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: What it is and Why Does it Matter?

By |2020-09-09T11:15:23-07:00September 2nd, 2020|Blog, Equality & Inclusion, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Hear from our panel of community leaders and advocates to discuss the distinctions between diversity, inclusion, and belonging — and why each is important. The panel focused specifically on the discussion between inclusion and belonging, and why these principles are important for your workplace and all of your employees. The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah [...]

1 07, 2020

Equality and Inclusion in Opportunity: The Black Experience in the Corporate World

By |2020-09-09T11:17:36-07:00July 1st, 2020|Blog, Equality & Inclusion, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Learn about the experiences of Black professionals in Utah's business community. This is the first in a series of webinars, symposiums, and roundtables as part of the partnership between the Utah Black Chamber and the Salt Lake Chamber to focus on, discuss, and address issues of racism, equality, and inclusion in business. The Salt Lake [...]

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