8 minutes and 46 seconds. This is the amount of time that bystanders attempted to intervene by amplifying George Floyd’s pleas to breathe and by documenting the event. And it casts a light on the lack of intervention by the fellow officers.
Amidst nationwide civil unrest over racial inequities, we must reconsider the crucial role of those in a position of authority. These individuals must be empowered and upskilled with the tools to create workplaces intolerant to harassment and discrimination.
Join EVERFI experts to:
- Outline the workplace equivalent of "removing the knee"
- Highlight frameworks, tactics, and approaches to bystander intervention
- Discuss the risks of inaction and delve into proactive prevention strategies
Jesse Bridges | Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Jesse Bridges is the SVP of DEI at EVERFI where she serves as EVERFI’s subject matter expert on DEI, representing our thought leadership across the corporate, higher education, and K12 networks. She also sits on the executive team to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and ensure we serve as a model and incubator for best practices.
Elizabeth Owens Bille | Senior Vice President of Workplace Culture
Elizabeth Owens Bille, JD, SHRM-SCP, is the SVP of Workplace Culture at EVERFI where she serves as EVERFI’s subject matter expert on workplace culture issues such as harassment, discrimination, and ethics in the workplace. She was previously the General Counsel and Ethics Officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a legal and policy advisor to a former Vice Chair of the EEOC.