To lead the way for a more equitable healthcare system, we also need to build a more diverse Cedar. We have a long way to go and can’t solve these problems overnight. But we can take the necessary steps to improve key parts of the company.
Our goal is to:
Progress is already underway. This year, we've launched an employee mentorship program, gathered employee representation data and conducted a pay equity audit. To continue our efforts, here are next steps we're working toward in the coming months.
Our initial focus on Black Americans does not dilute our commitment and ongoing efforts to support others (such as LGBTQIA+ individuals). Rather, this is a recognition of the unique harm of anti-Black racism and what can be done to eradicate it. While this is just the first part of our journey to build a more equitable and inclusive healthcare system, we favor progress over perfection. We’ll hold ourselves accountable by sharing updates on our plan throughout 2022, so stay tuned for more.