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The series of recent events highlighting the routine and perpetual inequities that people of color continue to face have reignited new frustrations about the lack of progress we’ve made in changing systems that perpetuate prejudice, bias and inequity.
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33% of the employee’s base pay –
the average cost to a company for every lost employee
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Success Story: Angelique
Imagine showing up to your job and learning that your employer had closed overnight. You are left with no income, which means facing foreclosure on your home. Where do you turn to ensure you can care for your family?
It happened to our customer, Angelique, and this is her story.