"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.
Doing The Work Of Inclusion - And Measuring It - In Chattanooga
There’s a saying: “If you can measure it, you can manage it.”
The Community Culture Index is a data-driven effort to measure how well employers in Chattanooga are building diverse and inclusive workspaces, from the people they hire to the practices they follow.
The index surveyed small businesses, large employers, nonprofits and government entities - and overall, it found employers in Chattanooga are “committed to inclusion and diversity, yet many still struggle to make progress.
Wade Hinton is CEO and founder of Hinton & Company.
Candy Johnson is President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga.