Uber CEO tweets that the company will donate $1 million to groups ‘making criminal justice in America more just for all’
- On Sunday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced that the ride-share company is donating $1 million dollar to two criminal justice reform groups.
- The donations will go to the Center for Policing Equity, a think tank that supports police transparency and equity, and the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit that fights mass incarceration.
- Khosrowshahi is not the first tech CEO to speak out in the wake of the Floyd George killing and nation-wide unrest, but Uber is the first tech company to make such a large donation.
- Uber has recieved criticism for the ways it has handled social justice issues in the past, inlcuding the #DeleteUber campaign that caused hundreds of thousands to leave the platform.
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced on Sunday that the company would be donating a total of $1 million to two criminal justice reform groups “in solidarity with the Black community and with peaceful protests.”
Khosrowshahi made the comments on Twitter, condemning racism and inequality, and endorsing reform for the American criminal justice system.
But it’s clear that lasting change will only come from reforming the systems that have led us to where we are today. To …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]