We all deserve the chance for a life of security, faith, family, friends, and prosperity. That’s why Playfair Planning Services is committed to helping create a community of equality where everyone has the opportunity to pursue their dreams.
While we are passionate about many causes, the Black Lives Matter movement has highlighted with devastating clarity just how imperative it is to focus on our fight against racism.
“No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger than its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.” - Marian Anderson
We were recently inspired by the Harvard Business Review article U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism, and we are committing to internal change with the following action plan:
This list is by no means exhaustive, but our immediate steps are:
Our not-for-profit efforts draw from the HEMS standard used in estate and trust planning to identify and found charities with missions that enhance the health, education, maintenance, and support of black people.
I recently founded FISH with other black financial professionals across the United States who share similar urban offices where concentrations of black people reside. Our goal is to educate the public and empower financial well-being. FISH is scheduled to launch in 2021 to:
While we continue to vet other not-for-profit organizations, we hope that you join us now in support of The Girl Scout Council of Greater NY. It’s the only Girl Scout Council serving a 100% urban population, with over 70% of girls representing underserved neighborhoods or black girls. Their programs check all four HEMS boxes with opportunities to learn about leadership, inclusion, entrepreneurship, STEM careers, nature, and so much more. Like Playfair Planning Services, GSGNYC is not merely issuing a statement; they are making a change.
Donate to the positive change!