The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s purpose is to support our organization to embrace diversity and deliver culturally responsive services with compassion. As Committee Members, we commit to continuous learning about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to broaden our perspectives and personal/professional development. We aim to support and develop the community we serve and the people that serve them; toward promoting increased and enhanced diversity. We will work diligently to ensure our workplace is diverse, inclusive, welcoming of new ideas, different backgrounds perspectives and abilities. We will support a culture that treats all with dignity and respect and embraces diversity.
The committee’s intent is to represent all people of Helio Health. Diversity includes but is not limited to gender, social and economic backgrounds, ethnicity, race, national origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran’s status, and sexual orientation. The committee is open to discuss uncomfortable subjects and work through inherent individual conflict to model for the agency the priority and value of listening to all.
The Committee is comprised of individuals who care about supporting growth and inclusion in the agency and those we serve. We meet regularly to discuss the need for collaboration between communities within the people we serve. We make recommendations regarding training, policy and procedure, development, and human resource practices to the Executive Leadership Team to then consider. The committee will guide the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Helio Health through the following scope: