San Diego Council on Literacy Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Statement

At the San Diego Council on Literacy, we respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages. We strive to ensure that all voices are valued and heard.

We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach to our operations and to providing equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all that we do.

The San Diego Council on Literacy acknowledges diversity, equity, and inclusion as a critical component to our mission and to the well-being of the staff, partners, and communities we serve.

We also acknowledge and respect the history of the indigenous people of the land now recognized as the San Diego community – the Cahuila, Cupeno, Kumeyaay and Payomkawichum peoples. 

The San Diego Council on literacy will be intentional in contributing to policies that support thriving communities through diversity, equity, and inclusion. It will support diverse leadership within its board, staff, committees, and advisory bodies. It will be active in challenging literacy or educational systems and policies that promote or create inequality and disparity.