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The Black Lives Matter movement ushered in a new era of awareness among companies looking to square up and meet the moment. The corporate response was swift, vocal, and visible, but now — as Gen Z fully enters the workforce — workplaces must walk the walk. 

This generation, defined by its diversity and progressive values, is the most diverse age group yet in the U.S., with 48% identifying as BIPOC and 1 in 5 as queer. To fully harness the potential of this diverse talent pool, organizations must go beyond paying lip service to inclusive practices and build internal support systems that ensure Gen Z workers feel a genuine sense of belonging. Here are four steps that translate the promises of DEI into actionable steps.

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