At United Way, we are challenging ourselves and others to create a community free of institutional racism, bias, and ethnic discrimination. As we continue our work to end poverty in greater Greensboro, we are committed to creating systemic change so that everyone has equal opportunity to thrive.

Community Conversations and Action

Over the past several months, we have hosted a series of public conversations and met with local leaders concerned about racial equity. Watch the following:

View an updated version of the PowerPoint presentation that was shared during these community conversations. This evergreen document now contains two additional slides. These slides highlight the steps United Way took to bring together community leaders from key sectors and defines next steps.

Spreading the Word

UWGG’s Updated Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Statement

On October 27, 2020 United Way of Greater Greensboro hosted a public meeting to vote on Bylaw Amendments related to diversity and equity. The amendment unanimously passed. During this meeting, UWGG unveiled the organization’s new diversity, inclusion and equity statement. To read the statement, please click here.