Diversity refers to differences among individuals (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status)
Equity refers to fair (but not necessarily equal) treatment regardless of one’s starting point in life
Inclusion refers to actions that foster feelings of being welcomed, respected, and valued
The State System Foundation is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The board is going through an assessment process to develop and implement a vision and strategy that aligns with our organizational values and draws strength from people’s differences, value their individuality and identities, while advocating for respect and equity in all our work.