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Advancing the Race Dialogue

At Cigna Healthcare, we value and celebrate diversity and inclusion. Acts of racial injustice can bring on many emotions. Find strategies for maintaining your well-being and resources to take action and build better understanding.

Together, we can begin the path forward

Recent events have placed a spotlight on systemic racism in American culture. Increasingly, experts are defining racism as a public health crisis where no one is immune. Cigna HealthcareSM is committed to advancing the conversation on systemic racism, and improving the lives in the communities we serve. This process forward will require compassion for self and others.

Webinar: Coping with the Impact of Racial Injustice

Learn about maintaining your well-being in response to the impact of racial injustice.

Read the transcript [PDF]

Impact of Racial Injustice: Talking with Kids [PDF]

Find out the best ways to speak with your children about racial injustice.

Read about racial targeting and “Talking to Children” [PDF]

Self-Care Strategies in Stressful Times [PDF]

Get tips for reducing your stress so you can be more effective at making positive change.

Read about racial targeting and “Strategies for Managing Reactions” [PDF]

Additional Webinars

Watch the “Racial Targeting and Acts of Violence” webcast

Watch the "Coping with Racial Trauma" webcast

Read the transcript [PDF]

Resources to Build Understanding

Resources for Maintaining Your Health and Well-being

African American/Black Health Disparities

Coping with the Impact of Racial Injustice [PDF]

Finding Resilience in Time of Uncertainty [PDF]

Impact of Racial Injustice: Talking with Kids [PDF]

Managing Distress After Violent Attacks [PDF]

Self-Care Strategies in Stressful Times [PDF]

Resources for Talking with Children

Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice [PDF]

How to Explain Racism to Kids , Sesame Street and CNN Town Hall

How to Talk to Your Kids About Anti-Racism: Resources from PBS

Impact of Racial Injustice: Talking with Kids [PDF]

Continuing the Conversation In the Workplace

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

Communication Strategies for Challenging Conversations [PDF]

Coping with the Impact of Racial Injustice: A Discussion Guide [PDF]

Additional External Resources

The Effects of Racism on Mental Health: How to Cope, Anxiety & Depression Association of America

Racism and Health, American Public Health Association

Racism and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Talking About Race, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

A Resolute Belief

No person should ever be subjected to unjust treatment because of who they are, what they believe, or what they look like.

Our Commitment to Racial Equality

Our Strategy on Diversity and Inclusion

Acknowledging Our Unconscious Bias

Cigna Healthcare Earns Top-50 Honor From DiversityInc

Acceptance and Respect: Third Annual Day of Understanding

Cigna Healthcare Commits to Improving Equity And Equality

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