Diversity Beyond the Checkbox

Inspiring Positive Change and Growth in Your Community, with Deke Copenhaver

Podcasts Jun 20, 2023

Join Jackie in this inspiring episode as she sits down with Deke Copenhaver, former mayor of Augusta and principal of Copenhaver Consulting, to explore his remarkable journey of leadership and impact. From a shy kid to the mayor, Deke shares his transformative experiences and discusses the power of open minds in driving positive change. Discover how Deke’s courage and determination have enabled him to make a difference and learn valuable insights on moving beyond partisan politics, bridging divisions, and empowering voters. Tune in to gain inspiration and practical wisdom for building better leaders and creating a lasting impact on your community.


Jackie Ferguson

Jackie (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and vice president of Content and Programming for The Diversity Movement. She wrote the best-seller The Inclusive Language Handbook.