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A Place for All to Thrive: Booz Allen Receives Two Top Recognitions for Disability Inclusion Practices

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This month—which marks the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act—Booz Allen received two prestigious recognitions for its disability inclusion efforts: it was named CAREERS & the disABLED magazine’s 2021 Private Sector Employer of the Year and earned a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI) for the

From Inspiring to Imperative: Celebrating Women in STEM

As we've grown, so have our efforts to recruit, support, and celebrate women in science, healthcare, engineering and beyond.
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Growing up as a young Black girl with a life-threatening illness, Bre Jacobs found herself in a revolving door of doctors’ offices — but none of the healthcare professionals ever looked like her. To understand her condition, reduce the stress on her family, and take control of her own health, Bre dove into medical journals. That activity sparked a passion for scientific knowledge that drives Bre to this day. Now a Medtronic Senior Research Program Manager, Bre still can’t help but wonder: "Where would I be if, earlier on, I had met someone like me in this field?

Becoming a Climate Funder: How Philanthropists Can Take Action on Climate and Justice

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Last month was the warmest June on record in North America, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service. In fact, much of the world was unnaturally warm: Europe had its second-warmest June ever, and temperatures were above average in Northwestern and Southern Africa, across parts of the Middle East, and in China and much of Southeast Asia.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E14: Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City (CitizensNYC)

Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City
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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rahsaan Harris, CEO of Citizens Committee for NYC (CitizensNYC), a micro-funding organization that provides support to community leaders on the front lines of change in their own neighborhoods. Hear what it was like for Rahsaan to assume his position as CEO in March 2020 right as New York went into lockdown, how he drove meaningful change during the pandemic, and why he believes many elements of pandemic era philanthropy and work culture should remain in place.

PolicyLink, JUST Capital, FSG Launch Formal Alliance, Release New CEO Blueprint to Help Companies Advance Racial Equity

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‘2021 CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity’ provides actionable guidance for corporate leaders to advance racial equity, combat systemic racism in the workplace, communities, and society.

Organizations form ‘Corporate Racial Equity Alliance,’ aim to convene partners and leverage Blueprint to inform development of corporate standards for racial equity launching by early 2022.

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‘2021 CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity’ provides actionable guidance for corporate leaders to advance racial equity, combat systemic racism in the workplace, communities, and society.

Organizations form ‘Corporate Racial Equity Alliance,’ aim to convene partners and leverage Blueprint to inform development of corporate standards for racial equity launching by early 2022.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E13: Yusuf George, JUST Capital

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Hear from Yusuf George of JUST Capital, the only independent nonprofit that tracks, analyzes, and engages with large corporations and their investors on how they perform on the issues Americans care about most. Yusuf recaps findings from JUST Capital’s Corporate Racial Equity Tracker and recommendations for how corporate leaders can act on DEI commitments as outlined in the CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity.

Creating Community, Connections, and Chosen Family With Booz Allen for Pride 2021

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“This Pride month is about legacy. It’s about the sheer gift of existence and survival when sometimes you’re going up against a society that would prefer that you’re not you. It’s about gratitude for the strides we've made towards equality and paying it forward.”

  • Booz Allen Associate and GLOBE+ Co-Chair Dominique Chamely

We are who we are, we’re here, and we’re bringing our full selves not just to the parade but to work, too.”

Skills-Based Volunteers Strengthen Racial Equity Nonprofits

The Allstate Foundation joins Common Impact for a countrywide day of skills-based volunteering
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BROOKLYN, N.Y. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - – A new partnership between Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation aims to provide big help for racial equity nonprofits. On June 23, Allstate professionals across the country will collaborate with nonprofits dedicated to building a more equitable society for The Allstate Foundation Day of Service to Advance Racial Equity.

Reflection, Celebration, and Inclusion: What Juneteenth Means at Booz Allen

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As the United States officially passed a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday last week, Booz Allen was busy commemorating and celebrating the day of freedom as a firm. Two events, organized by the firm’s African American Network (AAN), brought together employees from across the country to connect, celebrate and reflect. Highlights follow. 

Cooking, sharing, and coming together

New Employee Data Reveals the Gap Between Ambition and Action in How Companies Address Racial Justice and Equity

Only 26% of employees believe their employer has fulfilled most of its public commitments; nearly 40% would likely quit their job if their company did not prioritize social or racial justice
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CALGARY, Alberta, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Just ahead of Juneteenth, Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released results from a survey commissioned to assess employee sentiment on companies’ commitments to address racial justice and equity.

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