News and Press | February 1, 2021
Since the Association for the Study of African American Life and History launched Black History Month in 1928, the month of February has served as an important reminder to reflect on the vital contributions made by African Americans and to recognize that we have enduring challenges related to race and equity.
There are many ways to celebrate Black History Month. This year, Segal’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Steering Committee has planned a variety of ways to celebrate throughout the month.
As we embark on our journey, we're asking each of our employees to follow these guiding principles for DEI at Segal:
As a learning organization, we know that growth comes from exploring new ideas, demonstrating curiosity, and acknowledging that there are many things we do not know. Our goal is for Segal to be safe space for asking hard questions and having challenging conversations.
We're encouraging everyone at Segal to visit the following websites, which are good places to start to become more informed:
Throughout the month, we’re also providing recommendations on books, movies and cultural resources to support inquiry and reflection.
This page is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal, tax or investment advice. You are encouraged to discuss the issues raised here with your legal, tax and other advisors before determining how the issues apply to your specific situations.
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