The Atlantic Monthly Group

For An Atlantic Workshop On Inclusion In Silicon Valley

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    12 Months
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This grant will support Inclusion in Silicon Valley: An Atlantic Workshop, which serves the charitable purpose of public education by increasing understanding and dialogue among policymakers, employers, and civil society about challenges — and possible solutions — related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the region.
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