Activist DEI

Trailblazers Impact Podcast Activist: Diversity|Equity|Inclusion

Rita Venable

A Community Change Agent When was the last time you volunteered in your community? Before COVID-19, Never? Did you know that by volunteering, you gain more experience and opportunities than you actually give? Rita O. Venable, community change-agent and women’s advocate with a 40-year history of activism is a champion for racial and gender equality …

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Florence Champagne

Turning Heart Pain into Purpose Ep. 95 – Florence Champagne is Chairperson and CEO of the Open My Heart Foundation. Florence suffered a heart attack in 2012 and, as a result, she had emergency open heart surgery. Due to being uninsured at the time, she did not readily receive the necessary diagnostic testing and life-saving …

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Sheila Jones

Fighting for Environmental Justice Ep. 91 – Meet Attorney Sheila Jones, a law professor at Georgetown Law School and a private practice attorney with a 40-year career spanning federal service, private practice, academia, and volunteer service with environmental preservation nonprofits. Sheila’s passion is fighting for environmental justice. She was born and raised in the nation’s …

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