NORWALK, Conn. -- Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced today that 11 employees will take a fully-paid leave of absence to volunteer for local non-profit organizations, engaging in activities ranging from simplifying  business operations to instructing at-risk teens on independent living.
The paid leave is part of the company’s Social Service Leave program, known as corporate America’s first community service sabbatical program that has loaned employees to non-profits since 1971.
“A hallmark of Xerox’s deep value system is giving back to the communities where our people work and live,” said Ursula Burns, Xerox chairman and chief executive officer.  “Xerox’s Social Service Leave program allows us to spread the true wealth of our company - our people -- with organizations that need them now more than ever.”
Each of the following Social Service Leave recipients  was chosen by a peer group within Xerox.
Social Service Leave participants for 2012:                 
 More information about Xerox’s community involvement, environmental stewardship and sustainability, workplace practices and corporate governance can be found in the company’s Global Citizenship Report available at
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