Launched in 2014, Aon’s Global Pro Bono Initiative was created to make an impact around the world using the skills and experience of its Aon colleagues. As part of this initiative, nine colleagues from Aon’s Law and Compliance team volunteered their time and resources to work on the Jim Crow Juries Project – a project dedicated to rectifying a set of criminal justice rules created by earlier jury practices in Louisiana formed during slavery. Their work thus far on the project earned them the 2021 U.S. Insurance Awards – Community Outreach Project of the Year award from Business Insurance – but they aren’t done.
On the latest episode of the “On Aon” podcast, host Andrea O’Leary, Aon’s head of colleague experience, North America, welcomes Peter Banick, Aon’s global law and compliance leader, Reinsurance Solutions, to discuss Aon’s work on the Jim Crow Juries Project and where the project stands today. They also dive into:
- How Aon’s pro bono team determines which causes to support;
- Historical context into Aon’s contributions to the Jim Crow Juries Project;
- Highlights of Aon’s “Celebrate: Pro Bono and Social Responsibility Program;”
- The vision behind Aon’s non-profit advisory practice and skills-based volunteering and
- What Peter wishes more colleagues understood about Aon’s pro bono work and how others can get involved.