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UC HR Students and Professionals Students and Participate in Backyard Chats Focused on Social Justice, Criminal Justice, D&I, and Equity

University of Cincinnati’s faculty member Thomas Mobley held the first of three, socially distanced, evening fireside chats in his backyard in Spring 2020.


University of Cincinnati’s faculty member Thomas Mobley held the first of three, socially distanced evening fireside chats in his backyard in Spring 2020. Talk of social justice was the focus to help make progress and decisions for our country in these turbulent times.
Diversity Crew Partner Jackie Wilson was on hand to lend her expertise to the discussion.

For some this is the first time they’re engaging in issues related to race, politics, social justice. It’s great to be in an environment with a leader like Tom who they clearly respect and trust with their personal and professional development,”

“Students want to understand where to exercise their voices, influence and power. For myself, it’s great to get a fresh perspective and learn what’s top of mind for this next generation of talent.”

– Jackie Wilson

Black Lives Matter was a preeminent topic raised and discussed by many at Mobley’s chats. The group met with local police to discuss the make-up of a police officer. What does it take? How do you reconcile social justice with your job requirements?

These group discussions are beneficial because on get to hear many different views. This is evident when speaking about law enforcement issues, and getting perspective

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