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Uber CEO Announces Donation To Criminal Justice Reform Groups

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Uber CEO Announces Donation To Criminal Justice Reform Groups

Uber CEO Announces Donation To Criminal Justice Reform Groups

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced the company making a donation of $1 million.

This money will go to two criminal justice reform groups โ€œin solidarity with the Black community.โ€ He said: โ€œLasting change will only come from reforming the systems that have led us to where we are today.โ€ The donation comes after protests continue to escalate across the U.S. over the killing of Floyd George.

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