June at New York Life was filled with expression, education, and celebration. In workspaces and offices across the country, colleagues proudly displayed Pride rainbows in support of the LGBTQ+ community and recognition of the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall riots.
NYLPride, one of our Employee Resource Groups (ERG) for LGBTQ+ employees and allies, hosted many events across the country during this year’s Pride Month including:
At Pride Marches across the country (including our home office in New York City, Cleveland, Dallas,and Minneapolis) New York Life employees, relatives, and friends came out to show their pride and support. In NYC alone, about 200 colleagues, friends, and family members gathered and spent several hours celebrating Pride Month before they officially stepped off and walked in the 2019 NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 30. Estimates recorded about 3 million marchers in total—from as far away as Shanghai!
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