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LISTEN: CT Treasurer Shawn Wooden On Exerting Financial Pressure To Create A More Just Society

Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden
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Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden

Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden recently penned a passionate editorial in the Hartford Courant, imploring corporations to use their influence to lead the way in making society more equitable for people of color. Last fall his office spearheaded an effort known as the Northeast Investors’ Diversity Initiative to try to force big companies to diversify their boards. He spoke with Connecticut Public Radio’s All Things Considered host, John Henry Smith.

Hear the interview below:

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