Equality of Opportunity

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EventAug 18, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Equality of Opportunity in Action: The Power of a Second Chance

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Chase for Business on Wednesday, August 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET for Equality of Opportunity in Action: The Power of a Second Chance.  

ReportAug 18, 2021 - 11:00am

The Business Case for Criminal Justice Reform: Second Chance Hiring

This report explores the benefits to employers that hire formerly incarcerated individuals, identifies barriers to entry for those with criminal convictions, highlights programs and organizations working to break down these barriers, and discusses developments concerning state and federal legislation that supports second and fair chance hiring.

Letters to CongressAug 02, 2021 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on the “Driving for Opportunity Act of 2021"

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress on S. 998 / H.R. 2453, the “Driving for Opportunity Act of 2021.” This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard and is part of the Equality of Opportunity Initiative.

Letters to CongressAug 02, 2021 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 1749, "Reaching America's Rural Minority Businesses Act"

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, supporting S. 1749, the “Reaching America's Rural Minority Businesses Act.” This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard and is part of the Equality of Opportunity Initiative.

Letters to CongressAug 02, 2021 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 1380, "Clean Slate Act of 2021"

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate supporting S. 1380, the "Clean Slate Act of 2021." This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard and is part of the Equality of Opportunity Initiative.

EventJul 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Equality of Opportunity In Action: Addressing Maternal Healthcare Disparities

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET for Equality of Opportunity In Action: Addressing Maternal Healthcare Disparities.

ArticleJul 01, 2021 - 10:30pm
EOI Conversations - Bret Hart - A Conversation with Brett Hart

A Conversation with Brett J. Hart, President of United Airlines

Rick Wade, senior vice president of strategic alliances and outreach talks with president of United Airlines, Brett J. Hart.

Above the FoldJun 24, 2021 - 12:30pm
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Business Leaders Put Equality of Opportunity Solutions Into Action

Business leaders, government leaders, small business owners, economists, and experts came together this week for the U.S.

EventJun 23, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
National Summit on Equality of Opportunity

National Summit on Equality of Opportunity

On June 23, 2021, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual National Summit on Equality of Opportunity, Moving from Conversations to Real Action.

ReportJun 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

Equality of Opportunity Pulse Survey

This report is based on a survey of more than 30 organizations that are actively working to close the equity gap to understand how they feel their industry and the business community are doing to create equality of opportunity.