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In Our Own Voices: Blackbaud Employees Share what Black History Means to Them

At Blackbaud, we know that everyone has a story and that the diverse backgrounds, viewpoints and experiences of our employees make us a better team.Although Black History Month takes place at different times around the world, the spirit of those celebrations is the same. Every February in North America, people honor the passion, creativity and tenacity of the African American and Black Canadian communities – from innovations to arts to culture.

In the spirit of celebrating Black History Month 2020, some of our employees have shared what Black History means to them. Take a moment to hear our employees share their sentiments below:

Blackbaud Employee Feature: “What Black History Means to Me”

Throughout the month, we’ll be adding additional videos showcasing our diverse workforce, whose talent, dedication, and commitment help us move forward as a company every day. Blackbaud’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is a focused and continually expanding effort spanning education, awareness, recruitment, empowerment, community involvement, and financial support. We are proud to have employee-led affinity groups, including Women in Tech, Black Employees Encouraging Diversity (BLEND), Pride@Blackbaud, and Hispanic Organization for Learning & Advancement (H.O.L.A.).

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion has received national recognition, including being named one of Forbes’ 2018 and 2019 Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes’ 2018 America’s Best Employers for Women and Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers, which is a recognition Blackbaud has received for four consecutive years.

Celebrate Black History Month with us throughout February by sharing your own stories on social media: #ShareBlackHistory