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New Resolution by National Black Caucus of State Legislators Calls for More Employment Diversity in the Tech Industry

DALLAS – The MinorityEye will hold a teleconference in Dallas to discuss a new resolution from the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) that calls on tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter and others to diversify their workforces. The teleconference will be held after the NBCSL Annual Legislative Conference on Friday, December 12 at 10:00am CT.

The resolution comes on the heels of recently released statistics by these companies, showing unequal representation of minority communities in their workforces. The MinorityEye will be joined by the President of NBCSL and sponsor of the resolution, State Representative

State Representative Joe Armstrong (TN)

WHO: President Joe Armstrong (TN)

WHEN: Friday, December 12, 2014
10:00 am CT; 11:00am ET

DIAL-IN: 866-952-1906; CONFERENCE ID: Diversity

NOTE: Reporters please RSVP to [email protected]

About The MinorityEye’s “Campaign for Equality in Technology”: The campaign for Equality in Technology seeks to raise awareness of the startling minority employment gap in the US technology sector. Equality in Technology is asking that industry leaders in technology enact reasonable accommodations to remove employment barriers faced by members of the three designated minority groups, women, African Americans and Hispanics. Employers are also asked to institute positive policies for the hiring, training, retention, and promotion of members of these marginalized groups. https://theminorityeye.com/equality-in-technology/

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Sharon Sanders

Sharon Sanders is Co-Founder, Co-owner of the The MinorityEye. She is also a Digital Engagement Strategist and a Curator of information at The Minorityeye and the President of Clairvoyant, LLC which specializes in strategic communications and multimedia services. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University and she specializes in “Online Consumer Psychology.” Sharon provides companies with research and insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in online environments…

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