2022 Diversity In Our Workplace Interim Report

DEI Interim Report Cover

The Pension Boards introduces the 2022 Diversity in Our Workplace Interim Report, a diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B) report that highlights the organization's culture transformation journey and offers progress updates to DEI&B commitments made in 2021. Read more.

The “No” That Says “Yes”

no means yes

 Rev. Bruce G. Epperly, PhD

As mystic and social activist Howard Thurman guides, “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

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Watch the Second Leg!

second leg

 Rev. Bruce G. Epperly, PhD

As we grow older, we need to join passion with prudence. New possibilities emerge and so do novel pitfalls. The great “yes” of the future needs to be balanced by the counsel, “handle with care.” We need to be bold and inventive and careful about the next steps we take, both literally and figuratively. A seventy-year-old friend of ours sprained her ankle while putting on her pants one morning. Hopping on one foot as she attempted to pull up the second leg, she fell over, much to her pain and embarrassment. As Kate, my wife of nearly forty-four years, reflected on our friend’s mishap, she noted that “retirement is really the second leg of a good and hopefully long life.”

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