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The Montgomery Advertiser is reporting that Southern Poverty Law Center “hired a Chicago-based lawyer well-versed in gender and racial equity issues to review its workplace environment and policies” to give it “an immediate, top-to-bottom external review of our workplace culture” and policies.” That lawyer is former Michelle Obama Chief of Staff Tina Tchen, and the moves comes just days after SPLC canned its co-founder, Morris Dees for “undisclosed misconduct issues.”
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“Tchen on Monday would not specifically speak to the issues her SPLC review might focus on,” according to the Advertiser, “though she said it would look ‘holistically’ at its workplace culture to ‘build diverse workplaces’ for all groups of people.”
The Advertiser does say “the center's 2019 board and senior staff reveals that senior leadership at SPLC remains largely white,” and that “multiple employees sent a signed letter to SPLC leadership outlining concerns about workplace culture as well as sexism and racism, according to a Los Angeles Times report. Former employees tell the Advertiser the SPLC has been a "toxic" work environment for some time, with high employee turnover.”
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