Florida senate backs ending higher ed initiatives on diversity, equity, inclusion
A measure that seeks to prevent colleges and universities from spending money on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives is ready to go before the full Senate amid strong objections from Democrats, with one Black senator calling the proposal “racist at its core.”
Real Talk, Real Solutions: PepsiCo commits to investing in Central Florida community
News 6 anchor and Real Talk Real Solutions host Ginger Gadsden recently sat down with the first president of multicultural business & equity development at PepsiCo to learn more about his role and how he is using it to strengthen minority communities.
Orlando Fire Department opens new fire station designed to promote diversity
Orlando, Fla. – The city of Orlando opened a brand-new fire station in the Rosemont community on Monday. Station 9, known as “Outpost Nine,” is the new home to 30 firefighters on Center Loop off of Shader Road. The 12,000-foot building has private bunk rooms and restrooms for crews and it even includes a secure room for female firefighters. AdThe chief said the new fire station could serve as an example for other fire departments in the future. “We have had three other departments that have come in and toured the station and looking to do the same thing...absolutely,” he said.