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Racial Equity

Alabama Power stands against racial bias, inequality and all forms of racism. We are committed to equity and inclusion and doing the work to deliver meaningful change. Our values drive a culture of respect, fairness and growth to elevate the communities we are honored to serve. By embracing the collective power of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we will strive to build a brighter future.

Recent Initiatives & Involvement

Manufacture Alabama Launches Diversify

Manufacture Alabama Launches Diversify

Manufacture Alabama has launched Diversify, its initiative to foster diversity and inclusion.

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“I’m honored to work with partners committed to the hard work of finding solutions which promote unity, fairness and acceptance of all people in the manufacturing industry. No matter what company or industry we represent, we all have a responsibility to foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in order to build a better Alabama.” 

Quentin Riggins, Senior Vice President of Governmental and Corporate Affairs

“Our hope is that this funding will draw further recognition to schools like Talladega College and deepen partnerships between business and civic leaders and these vital institutions.” 

- Terry Smiley, Vice President of Eastern Division

Birmingham, let’s be the city that moves from conversation to action. We must start by investing in what makes Birmingham the vibrant city that it is: our people.

Mayor Randall L. Woodfin and Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring  announced the commitment of $3 million by Alabama Power Foundation, Altec\Styslinger Foundation, and Regions to the Birmingham Promise tuition assistance program.

“HBCUs are at the forefront of innovation and academic excellence in Alabama, and across the country, and we hope that our company’s investment will only accelerate this important work.” 

- Myla Calhoun, Vice President of Birmingham Division

“As a long-time supporter of Bronze Valley, Alabama Power is committed to promoting and supporting the growth of minority- and women-owned businesses in the technology and innovation sector. We know that a more inclusive Alabama economy is a more robust economy. The Bronze Valley Accelerator will be a key driver of technology entrepreneurship in our state.” 

Mark Crosswhite, Chairman, President and CEO

Latest Achievements

Alabama Power Among Those Honored at NAACP Conference

Alabama Power Among Those Honored at NAACP Conference

The 68th Annual Convention of the Alabama NAACP State Conference was held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, 2020 with the theme “No Vote, No Justice.” While the event was virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the slate of speakers, topics discussed and those recognized created a ceremony to be remembered.

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Related Initiatives

Council on Culture of Inclusion

Council on Culture of Inclusion

We created the Council on Culture and Inclusion to listen and respond to recommendations throughout the company to create an environment of inclusion, respect and fairness among all employees.

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