PPL is pleased to be named a 2021 Adoption Advocate by The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. In addition, PPL has been ranked one of the top five adoption-friendly workplaces in the energy and utility sector for its financial reimbursement and paid leave benefits for families that adopt a child.
On February 2, Monica Brooks, our manager of diversity & inclusion, stole the show as a panelist at the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion event at a Local Leaders Summit. The virtual event was presented to Leadership Lycoming alumni and included conversations...
A lesson in courage: Civil rights activist shares her experience joining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in historic march for equality
Growing up in the segregated south, Brooks – the mother of PPL’s Monica Brooks – was no stranger to inequity and injustice. Because even though the constitution said that all men are created equal, she was not completely free.
As a young teacher at Selma University in Alabama, she bore witness to the horror of Bloody Sunday. On March 7, 1965, in Selma, more than 600 of her “brothers and sisters” were violently restrained and attacked for peacefully marching for Black voting rights. These events shocked the nation and fueled the fight against racial injustice.
There’s strength in diversity. That’s why it’s important for us to build and sustain a diverse workforce. It’s the right thing to do, and it’s good business. We also believe in promoting diversity outside of PPL. And we want to make sure the companies that supply us...
We’re committed to promoting an inclusive culture through volunteerism and partnerships with nonprofit organizations devoted to furthering diverse, inclusive communities.