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GovExec Daily

Feb 25, 2022

The Biden administration came into office last year with the promises of working toward a more equitable America, recognizing the effects that structural and institutional racism have had on American communities. In his first week in office, the president issued an executive order recognizing government’s responsibility to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Michael McAfee is the president and CEO of PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity. Max Stier is the president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that strives for a more effective government for the American people. They are co-authors of a piece on our site headlined “The Biden Administration Can Seize a Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Advance Equity. Here’s How.” They spoke to the podcast about how the White House can turn DEIA rhetoric into action.