Achieving an Equitable Escambia:
The Equity Project Alliance
Equity Project Alliance Founding Members:
Dr. Kimberly Krupa, Chief Strategy Officer, Community Action Program Committee Pensacola
Brian Wyer, President/CEO, Gulf Coast Minority Chamber of Commerce
The Equity Project Alliance (EPA) is an initiative dedicated to confronting systemic racism and promoting transformative thinking, unity, and equity in the community through exploration, conversation, and learning. The EPA believes that the business community is capable of effecting change that fights systemic racism and injustices that have persisted in the community for generations. Systemic racism affects the entire community, not just minorities. Children in underserved neighborhoods and schools face limited opportunities upon entering the job market; this impacts the availability of good-paying positions throughout the community. As a result, our best and brightest young people leave the area in search of better economic opportunities, while wages remain stagnant for those who remain in this area. How can we create a more equitable Escambia where everyone can live well and thrive? By joining the conversation.
This program has been submitted for 1 SHRM and HRCI recertification credit.