Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

UNITED WAY OF MIAMI COUNTY

ACCOUNTABILITY

To be responsible, honest, and transparent in the community we serve.

OUR VALUES

To best serve our community, we will… Operate consistently with our values of honesty, diversity, public service, and respect for the individual. Inspire trust in our organization by adhering to the highest professional standards of accountability and stewardship. Serve as leaders in our community and our profession. Be committed to sustained improvements in the local quality of life.

OUR CREDO

United Way fights for every person's health, education, and financial stability in Miami County. OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES Integrity • Inclusiveness • Impact Collaboration • Compassion Committed to achieving systemic social change within our county. Committed to achieving success through collaboration in intentional partnerships. Committed to demonstrating success through fact-based measurement.

OUR DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT

We respect, value, and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics, and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our communities. Diversity and inclusion are the heart of what it means to LIVE UNITED. For more information, visit United Way Worldwide.  

United Way of Miami County is committed to providing equal opportunity for all volunteers, employees, and service recipients without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or physical or mental ability. United Way promotes the full realization of this policy through the positive recognition of the value of diversity. In implementing this policy, United Way of Miami County will aggressively seek personnel for all levels within the organization without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or physical or mental ability. This policy intends to reflect the positive value of diversity in the community.

Diversity and Development

United Way of Miami County will seek financial support from individuals, businesses, and organizations from all segments of the community and constituencies we serve.

 

Diversity and Employment

United Way of Miami County is fully committed to assuring equal opportunity and equal consideration to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel matters, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotions, salaries, and other compensation, transfer, and layoff or termination.

 

Diversity and Governance

United Way of Miami County is a committee to a management and governance system that is fair, inclusive, and proactive in actively undertaking its responsibilities to promote opportunity equality. Our governing board and officers shall be open and accessible to all individuals in our communities.

 

Diversity and Program Funding

United Way of Miami County is fully committed to funding programs that provide equal opportunity and access for all, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or physical              or mental ability.

In implementing this policy, United Way of Miami County will continue to provide funding to programs that target underserved populations as identified through continuous community assessment. This policy intends to provide funding to meet the needs of and support the diversity of our community. 

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

United Way of Miami County is fully committed to delivering and providing service to meet the community's needs as identified through a continuous assessment process. In the implementation of this policy, United Way of Miami County will grant program funding to those organizations which demonstrate the commitment to provide service without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or physical or mental ability, or which have as their legitimate stated purpose or mission the servicing of specific population segments.

 

Diversity and Volunteer Recruitment

United Way of Miami County is fully committed to recruiting volunteers to fill all volunteer positions within the organization without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or physical       or mental ability.

In implementing this policy, United Way of Miami County will aggressively seek volunteers from the community who reflect and acknowledge the value of diversity, including but not limited to minority group members, women, and the disabled.

  • Continue community conversations large and small through our equity and community forums, through smaller convenings, and one-one conversations with our neighbors

  • Recruit and hire people of color, diverse backgrounds, and all abilities for staff and board positions, and provide staff and leaders with learning and tools to challenge our unconscious bias

  • Identify and adjust grant-making investing in organizations run for and by communities of color, in our initiatives and multi-year funding

  • Please work with the community to identify and support American Indian leaders of color, offering United Way's position to amplify and promote the fantastic work they are already doing.

  • Live our core values, specifically inclusion; building practices and processes at all levels of our organization

  • Reach out to all abilities and support their potential to create value and be valued

  • Support our Multicultural Businesses and LGTBQ Networks