Starbucks As It Deals With Social Issues and A Change in Leadership

Starbucks As It Deals With Social Issues and A Change in Leadership

Last week Starbucks’ company-owned stores shut-down to dedicate four hours nationwide to educate employees about racial-bias with the goal of preventing discrimination moving forward.

Although this initiative may not be enough to solve the problem of racism in America, most would agree that it is a step towards the right direction.

More than 8,000 stores shut down operations so about 175,000 employees could “go through a training program designed to address implicit bias, promote conscious inclusion, prevent discrimination and ensure everyone inside a Starbucks store feels safe and welcome,” as noted in a company statement.

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