Hundreds of Nationwide employees gathered Friday outside Nationwide Arena and thousands more joined them online to mourn the death of George Floyd and commit to collectively and individually taking action to fight for racial equality.
“As national protests have galvanized people across the country and beyond, the goal of this rally was to remember, to take action and to chart a path forward that will eliminate racism and discrimination in our country forever,” said Gale King, Nationwide’s chief administrative officer.
Most in the crowd wore black in show of solidarity. Face masks were required for all in the crowd.
“It really makes me feel good to see the Nationwide family getting together,” said Vinita Clements, who works in human resources at Nationwide. “Here we have the freedom to talk with one another and ask the tough questions.”
The “Standing in Unity, Moving Forward Together” event was organized by the company’s … Read more