Nathan Young Steps Down as President of Diversity Advocacy Group 600 & Rising

After divisive comments on Twitter, the organization will shift to a 'bottom-up structure'

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Young, a strategist at agency Periscope, was a co-founder and president of the group. Nathan Young and 600 & Rising

Nathan Young, the Minneapolis ad strategist who worked to spark industrywide progress on diversity and inclusion, announced this morning he is resigning as president of 600 & Rising, the advocacy group he co-founded after the police killing of George Floyd.

@griner david.griner@adweek.com David Griner is Adweek's international editor and host of the Adweek podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."
@ErikDOster erik.oster@adweek.com Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek.
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