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NEW’s response to events in Charlottesville


The hatred and violence seen in Charlottesville, Virginia, have left many of our members shaken. 

There can be no doubt where any of us stand when it comes to the hateful bigotry displayed in Charlottesville. NEW stands for a diverse and inclusive workplace -- and society -- where everyone can achieve their best and no one lives in fear.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims, especially Heather Heyer, who died standing up for American values, and state troopers H. Jay Cullen and Berke M. M. Bates, who died defending her right to do so.

The events in Charlottesville remind us the fight for equality is far from over. NEW will continue to advocate for these values and support our members during this difficult time. We urge our members and partners to join us, as so many have.*

The NEW Team

* Express your thoughts on social media and in our member Community, and read Trudy Bourgeois' thought-provoking blog about Charlottesville and the leadership opportunity.