Tend to You Inc is committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment where all board members, staff, volunteers, and members feel respected and valued regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, disability, education, or any other bias.
We’re committed to being nondiscriminatory and providing equal opportunities for employment, volunteering, and advancement in all areas of our work.
We respect the value that diverse life experiences bring to our board and leadership and we strive to listen to their views and give them value.
We’re committed to modeling diversity, inclusion, and equity and maintaining fair and equal treatment for all.
Our board’s philosophy on our goals to provide informed leadership for diversity, inclusion, and equity include:
We will strive to see diversity, inclusion, and equity in connection with our vision and mission for the benefit of those we serve.
We aim to recognize and address inequities in our policies, programs, and services.
We commit to advocating for systemic inequities that impact our work at the board level and address it according to this policy and in accordance with our mission.
We commit to challenging commonly accepted notions about what constitutes strong leadership within our organization.
We will dedicate our time and resources to expanding greater diversity within our board and leadership positions.
We commit to leading with respect and tolerance and we encourage all employees and volunteers to express this in their work within our organization.
We will not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying of any kind. Regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community. As an organization and Board of Directors, we agree to be guided by these principles and pledge that they will be reflected in our vision, mission, strategic planning, programming, governance, and board composition.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion extends to our board members, our partners and programs we develop and support.
Approved April 11, 2023 by the Board of Tend to You Inc.