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Union Pacific Announces DEI Giving Goals and "We Are One" Tour

Union Pacific’s Summer Tour is Dedicated to Diversity

Union Pacific’s “We Are One” summer tour features a new commemorative locomotive dedicated to diversity. The locomotive started its journey in Houston on Juneteenth and is traveling across numerous states this summer, passing through Fort Worth and San Antonio.

“This locomotive is an opportunity for us to celebrate our shared humanity and embrace our sense of community,” said Debbie Schrampfer, assistant vice president of diversity and inclusion at Union Pacific. “It is a vibrant reminder that we are stronger together and that every person deserves to be treated equally and with dignity.”

Union Pacific believes diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is critical to its success and everyone has a role to play in advancing the interests of underrepresented or underserved populations. As part of this effort, Union Pacific is asking every program or organization that it supports financially through its Community Ties Giving Program to demonstrate a commitment to DEI principles by 2023.

“This is what Union Pacific and America is all about, lifting up our neighbors and brightening our collective futures. All of us benefit when we embrace our cultural differences and our diversity of thought, life experiences and opinions,” said Schrampfer.


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About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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