LATINA Style Magazine Recognizes Allstate for Fifth Consecutive Year as One of the Best Companies for Latinas to Work

NORTHBROOK, IL. Sept. 10, 2002 — Allstate Insurance Company was recognized as one of the ’50 best companies for Latinas to work’ by LATINA Style Magazine, marking the fifth consecutive year that Allstate has been named to the list.

LATINA Style noted Allstate for many of the benefits offered to its employees including opportunities for advancement, competitive pay, flexible work arrangements, education programs and recruitment efforts.

“More than 600 U.S. corporations were considered for the award but only 50 made the list, “said, Robert E. Bard, President and CEO for LATINA Style. “Our annual survey is the most respected source of employment and career information for Latinas in the country.”

“For many years Allstate has been the insurer of choice for Hispanics. We’ve helped Latinas insure their cars, homes and lives,” said Jessica Rivera, assistant field vice president, Allstate Insurance Company. “Now we’re helping them invest in and plan their futures by offering multiple financial products and services. A diverse workforce is essential in serving those needs.”

Datamonitor, an international company specializing in industry analysis, cited Allstate as having one of the best financial services Hispanic marketing programs in the country. DiversityInc.com recognized Allstate as having one of the Best Insurance Web sites that effectively communicates a commitment to diversity.

With Allstate community efforts focused on helping communities, families and individuals realize their American Dream, The Allstate Corporation and The Allstate Foundation contribute to various Hispanic organizations including the National Council of La Raza, Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, National Hispana Leadership Institute and U.S.Hispanic Leadership Institute.

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the “You’re In Good Hands With AllstateР’В®” slogan, Allstate provides insurance products to more than 14 million households and has approximately 12,500 exclusive agents and financial specialists in the U.S. and Canada. Customers can access Allstate products and services through Allstate agents, or in select states at allstate.com and 1-800-Allstate. EncompassSM and DeerbrookР’В® Insurance brand property and casualty products are sold exclusively through independent agents. Allstate Financial Group includes the businesses that provide life insurance, retirement and investment products, through Allstate agents, workplace marketing, independent agents, banks and securities firms.

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