Celebrating Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, we’re celebrating and protecting real people, real families and real communities with real dreams. From historic victories, perspectives and trailblazers, to community initiatives and future planning, American Family Insurance honors the fearless dreamers of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Empowering Black Communities
Addressing Racial Inequality through Fair Chance Hiring
American Family Social Impact Investment Director, Nyra Jordan, offers her enlightening point of view for improving employment access and shares how companies can build on the efforts made by American Family and the American Family Institute for Corporate and Social Impact to create thriving, inclusive work environments.
Our Commitment to a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace
Our dedication to diversity, inclusion and equity starts from within. That’s why we’re proud to be named a DiversityInc Top 50 company for a second consecutive year. Learn more about our commitment to continuously strengthening our inclusive company culture and other recognitions we’ve received.
Combining Resources to Heal & Empower Communities
Launched in 2021, we’re investing $105 million as part of our Free to Dream initiative to bridge equity gaps, build healthy, sustainable communities and fight for social justice. Because at American Family, we believe everyone should have the access and ability to dream fearlessly.
It’s about embracing diverse perspectives to enhance our culture and ability to create value for our customers. It requires commitment and strong and persistent actions. I believe there’s an authenticity today that took time to build, and the work will continue. -Bill Westrate, CEO of American Family Insurance
Learn from the Legacies of Today’s Black Leaders
Descended from the Promised Land: The Legacy of Black Wall Street
Take a step back in time to Tulsa, Oklahoma's Greenwood District, known as Black Wall Street. Together, we’ll watch a vivid short film, directed by Nailah Jefferson, featuring storytelling of descendants Byron Crenshaw, Jacqueline Blocker and Michelle Blocker to learn about a century-long thread from the Tulsa Race Massacre to the present. After the film, we’ll discuss the lingering economic, psychological and emotional impacts and discover how understanding the past can help us work together to shape a brighter, more equitable tomorrow. Join this live webinar on February 2, 2023.
Diversity in Genre Fiction with Jasmine Guillory | DreamBank
Tune in on February 7, 2023, for an inspiring conversation with acclaimed author Jasmine Guillory to learn how she develops diverse characters that shake up the default whiteness of literature and challenge today’s stereotypes of romantic ideals. Learn how creating characters for women of color to see themselves in and believe in can powerfully pave the way for a more inclusive world.
Seeking Truth with Dawn | DreamBank
On-demand webinar! Take a look back at our inspiring conversation with award-winning documentary filmmaker, Dawn Porter, in celebration of Black History Month. Hosted by American Family Insurance Enterprise Chief Marketing Officer, Elicia Azali, learn how and why Dawn made a meaningful pivot in her career, her perspective on the significance of representation in storytelling and insightful advice for dreamers everywhere.
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