Southfield (CW50) – On this week’s STREET BEAT, host Amyre Makupson gets a sneak peak into the 110th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s 2019 Detroit Convention and Career fair. Join her as she first sits with Kamilia K. Landrum, Executive Director of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, who explains to us the importance of the NAACP in today’s world and what you can expect at this year’s convention.
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Then, Bryce O. Walker, Director of Network Operations for Verizon, discusses Verizon’s their role at the NAACP’s Career Fair and what types of employees they are looking for.
Next, Michael Harrison, Senior District Manager for Pepsi Frito-Lay, talks about how Pepsi Frito-Lay expands diversity in their company as well as why they are sponsoring a booth for the Career Fair.READ MORE: Crime Without Punishment: Detroit Homicide Clearance Rates Rise as National Rates Fall
Lastly, Angela Thompkins, Director of Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion for Consumers Energy, explains how Consumers Energy employs a diverse group of people in their company and how they look to expand that in the future.
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