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SHRM Launches New Initiative to Help Achieve Racial Equity

August 3, 2020


Today, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is launching Together Forward @Work, a new multipronged initiative to eliminate racial inequality from the workplace. The global HR organization also released a new research report, Together Forward @Work: The Journey to Equity and Inclusion, and a television commercial to call attention to social injustice and racism at work.

“Our vision for this is a multifaceted and cross-functional platform that is bold in its accountabilities and leverages resources within and outside of SHRM. We begin with an initial focus on the specific racial injustices for Black Americans in the workplace,” said SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP.

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