Tech companies made big pledges to fight racism last year — here’s how they’re doing so far

June 06 2021

From the article: "Almost the full $12 million supporting racial justice groups had been distributed by October. Google sent pro bono engineers to help the Center for Policing Equity to expand its National Justice Database.

Intel: Then-CEO Bob Swan urged employees to donate to organizations such as the Black Lives Matter Foundation, Center for Policing Equity and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which he said were all eligible for Intel’s donation matching program.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced a donation of $1 million to the Center for Policing Equity. He and his wife also gave $120 million to the United Negro College Fund, Spelman College and Morehouse College.

2020 commitment: Uber said it would donate $1 million total to the Center for Policing Equity and the Equal Justice Initiative."

By Lauren Feiner

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