The funding enhances workforce development initiatives that help close the equality gap for African Americans and other underserved groups.
With this donation, the company remains committed to strengthening its diversity & inclusion principles by supporting organizations such as the Urban League, which helps uplift and empower those it serves.
“The American Water Charitable Foundation is proud to partner with the National Urban League and the Affiliate Movement, supporting impactful initiatives and programs that help to prepare future leaders of tomorrow,” Carrie Williams, president, American Water Charitable Foundation, said. “We remain committed to strengthening our inclusion, diversity, equity and equality principles by supporting organizations such as the Urban League.”
Since 2012, the American Water Charitable Foundation has donated to worthy causes and organizations in communities served by American Water. Being a good neighbor and steward of the environment has always been central to the mission of American Water.
“As a lifelong supporter and former board member of the Urban League of Greater Madison, Wisconsin, I am delighted the American Water Charitable Foundation is partnering with this esteemed organization,” Jim Gallegos, executive vice president and general counsel, American Water, said. “This partnership strengthens our continued commitment to being an impactful corporate citizen while helping build better communities where we live, work and operate.”