“Recent protests for racial equality and against police brutality and Echo Me Forward’s mission of hiring and attracting more Black and Latinx people to Philly’s tech scene have led Morales to start Philly Hires Black, a pledge for tech companies to hire more Black individuals. Morales says that the pledge will lead to more intentional hiring and community engagement. Employees from companies that take the pledge will be asked to participate in an annual survey that will allow Echo Me Forward to track diversity, equity and inclusion metrics and offer feedback to its corporate partners.” To read more on this pledge and Shannon Morales’ mission, click here. Article was written by Michael Butler.
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