Activism at work, with DeRay McKesson

In this episode, Damon sits down with DeRay McKesson, civil rights activist and host of “Pod Save the People”. DeRay works to connect individuals with knowledge and tools, and provide citizens and policymakers with policies that ensure equity. Listen below to learn how DeRay applies this approach to workplace activism.

Empowering employees to bring their whole selves to work is a staple of a Culture First organization. But does that mean leaders should make space for activism in the workplace? Damon and DeRay McKesson explore how organizational activism can be a key lever for systematic change.


Together, they uncover key ways that businesses can drive meaningful change at the structural level, beyond merely programming.

We then hear from our very own CEO Didier Elzinga, who shares how business leaders can create space for activism in the workplace and empower systematic change.

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