A message from Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg

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Verizon commits $10 million to aid organizations dedicated to equality and social justice.

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“The events unfolding across the country that are rooted in hate are contradictory with our beliefs as a company and leave me with a feeling of regret and sadness.  Verizon is fiercely committed to diversity and inclusion across all spectrums because it makes us and the world better. I am hopeful that the rest of the country will come to understand that valuing everyone equally is the best way forward. We cannot commit to a brand purpose of moving the world forward unless we are committed to helping ensure we move it forward for everyone. We stand united as one Verizon,” Hans Vestberg, Verizon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

In response, the Verizon Foundation has committed $10 million to social justice organizations, shared equally with these organizations:

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