Apple announces major new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

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Apple Racial Equity Justice Initiative Propel Center RenderSource: Apple

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Apple has just announced a major new Racial Equity and Justice initiative.

Apple has today announced an new $100 million Racial Equity and Justice initiative.

In a press release the company stated:

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a set of major new projects as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) to help dismantle systemic barriers to opportunity and combat injustices faced by communities of color. These forward-looking and comprehensive efforts include the Propel Center, a first-of-its-kind global innovation and learning hub for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); an Apple Developer Academy to support coding and tech education for students in Detroit; and venture capital funding for Black and Brown entrepreneurs. Together, Apple's REJI commitments aim to expand opportunities for communities of color across the country and to help build the next generation of diverse leaders.

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