Sevita, a leading national provider of home and community-based health care and support services, has been named by Forbes as one of Americas Best Employers for Diversity in 2023. The recognition was presented to organizations that have demonstrated progress in reducing racial and socioeconomic inequities in their workplaces and communities. This years recognition marks the third consecutive year Sevita has received this accolade.
We are honored to be recognized as a Best Place to Work for Diversity, said Natasha Hudspeth, Sevitas Vice President, Talent and Chief Diversity Officer. This award is a testament to our commitment to our core values of integrity, respect, inclusion, and growth, which are at the heart of all that we do.
Hudspeth continued: At Sevita, we believe diversity is a strength, and this continued recognition reaffirms our dedication to creating an environment where individuals are valued, respected, and provided equal opportunities to thrive at work and in the communities we call home. We understand that embracing diversity both enriches our culture and drives innovation, creativity, and success. This recognition further fuels our determination to continuously improve and cultivate an inclusive workplace where every team member can bring their whole self, share their unique perspective, and together, achieve remarkable growth.
According to Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, this years list was compiled using survey data from approximately 45,000 U.S. employees working for companies with a minimum of 1,000 employees. The evaluation was based on criteria including employee opinions on current workplace diversity as well as evaluation of other, comparator employers diversity efforts and best practices.
This award comes off the heels of Sevitas launch of its Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and the expansion of its Inclusion Council, both of which are working to build a collaborative environment for Sevita employees. Sevitas ERGs were established earlier this year with the goal of bringing employees together to connect around shared identities, experiences, and interests ranging from LGBTQIA+ team members and allies; DEIB; Veterans, Military Service Members, and Families; employees who have disabilities; and more. At the same time, Sevitas Inclusion Council has since expanded to include seven state-based Inclusion Committees.
Sevita and the Inclusion Council have done an amazing amount of great work over the past year to strengthen our work community and show that employees should feel seen, heard, and valued, said Inclusion Council co-chair Jennifer Allen, program director for NeuroRestorative, a member of the Sevita family. The creation of local level inclusion committees and various employee resource groups are just some of the projects that are fostering opportunities for employees from across the country to connect, teach, learn, and grow both personally and professionally.
In addition to being recognized for diversity three years in a row, Sevita was also previously recognized by Forbes as one of Americas Best Employers by State in 2019 (then operating as The MENTOR Network).
Learn more at forbes.com/lists/best-employers-diversity.
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Sevita is a leading provider of community-based specialized health care, inspired by our core values of respect, integrity, inclusion and growth. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, despite the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. Weve made this our mission for more than 50 years. Today our team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000+ individuals we serve. sevitahealth.com
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