National Summit on Equality of Opportunity 2021

The U.S. Chamber's second annual National Summit on Equality of Opportunity addressed fixing equity gaps and building economic opportunity for all Americans.


Air Date: June 23, 2021

Moderator: Rick Wade, Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Outreach, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Suzanne P. Clark, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Neil Bradley, Executive VP and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

All Americans should have the opportunity to earn their success, rise on their merit, and live their own American Dream. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Equality of Opportunity Initiative unites the business community around private and public sector solutions to some of the underlying challenges driving inequality of opportunity for Black Americans and other people of color in six critical areas: education, employment, entrepreneurship, criminal justice, health, and wealth.

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the U.S. Chamber hosted its second annual National Summit on Equality of Opportunity, with the theme "Moving from Conversations to Real Action." During the event, leaders across the private and public sectors discussed challenges, shared successes, highlighted best practices, and charted paths forward to ensure equality of opportunity for all.


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