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CVS/pharmacy's "Project Health" Will Deliver More Than $21 Million Worth of Preventive Health Screening Events Across the U.S. in 2012

CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s leading retail pharmacy, announces today the launch of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities. The program, which aims to prevent disease through early detection, grew from CVS/pharmacy’s highly successful To Your…

Top 5 Ways to Maximize Talent

Recruitment doesn’t stop after a new hire’s first day on the job. Employers need to continually nurture employees so that top recruits stay loyal and engaged. This especially pertains to Black, Latino, Asian, American Indian, female and LGBT staffers and employees with disabilities who can feel ostracized or as if…

Gay-Marriage Ban Struck Down: Why Your Company Should Care

By Barbara Frankel The California Appeals Court decision striking down Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage, is an important legal and moral victory for marriage-equality supporters, including several corporations. The intersection of corporate values and business decisions has increased substantially in recent years at progressive companies. In California, companies…

'My First Time Being the Minority Was Intimidating'

Steve Fry has come a long wayprofessionally and culturallyfrom the tiny town of Millhousen, Ind., population less than 150, where his parents and three generations before them ran a pig farm. Today, as Eli Lilly and Company’s senior vice president, human resources and diversity, and a member of the executive…

Cultural Impacts on Retirement Planning

New research shows that while Americans of all backgrounds encounter similar barriers to saving and planning, cultural differences account for disparate experiences among different ethnic groups. The “Retirement Revealed” study from ING U.S.provides key findings that examine the attitudes, behaviors and preparedness of these groupsincluding Blacks, Latinos and Asiansregarding their…

Diversity Web Seminar on Work/Life: How Workplace Diversity Benefits From Flexible Work Options

Workplace diversity should includeflexible work optionsand for good reason.Research has shown that by helping employees manage their time for work and life goals, employers gain a more productive, satisfied and loyal workforce. But what are the critical best practices you need to run a successful work/life program In DiversityInc’s work/life…

Discover America's Black History

“Anyone who lived through the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. almost can’t come through the National Civil Rights Museum because the event is so vivid in your mind. It’s chilling. You almost relive some of what you yourself may have experienced in those days,” says President…

Lynching, Oppression, Lost Potential: Why Blacks Fled the South

The migration of Blacks from the American South to the North is “the greatest untold story of the 20th century,” Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson said to an audience of CEOs and senior executives at DiversityInc’s diversity conference in Washington, D.C. Her book, “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic…