Diversity, Health Equity and Inclusion

Pledge to Champion Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity

 Advance diversity in leadership and governance to reflect the communities we serve.

  • Be anti-racist and stand with and stand up for those with diverse backgrounds.
  • Champion strategies that advance equity.
  • Examine practices and consider methods to stop contributing to systemic discrimination.
  • Foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusivity.
  • Hold ourselves and others accountable to committing to reforms and action.
  • Improve and strengthen community partners.
  • Increase diversity in our sphere of influence.
  • Increase the collection, stratification and use of race, ethnicity, language preference and other sociodemographic data to improve quality and safety.
  • Learn about systemic injustice and use our trusted voice to influence and educate others.
  • Listen to learn.
  • Promote the practice of self-assessment for unconscious biases and increase cultural competency training to ensure culturally responsive care.
  • Pursue social justice by listening and engaging in dialogue with others, even when it is uncomfortable.
  • See, hear and accept people from every race, culture, gender, sexual identity and religion.
  • Support legislative efforts to eliminate racism and discrimination and support basic human rights.

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