JACKSON, Mich. – Consumers Energy Foundation is providing $100,000 ti support Black Lives Matter movement, fight racism, shape systemic change and create opportunities in Michigan.
The company says the money is apart of their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
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Consumers Energy says this move in part because of recent events causing protests in the country.
“We hope these grants will have a real impact and continue to advance this critical conversation in the communities we serve and care for deeply,” said Rejji Hayes, Consumers Energy’s executive vice president, chief financial officer and executive sponsor of the company’s Minority Advisory Panel. “We want to do our part as Michiganders work together to confront these difficult questions, examine deeply rooted issues and create solutions that move us toward a brighter future.”
The Consumers Energy Foundation donations will support a wide range of organizations dedicated to building more diverse communities, improving racial understanding and affecting social change.
The donations include: