Equity Committee


Mission:

Change the way employees and clients of The Family Development Center experience the workplace and mental health
|services by advancing equity and creating a climate of inclusion through intentional awareness and demonstrated action.

Purpose:
We recognize the complexity of the intersectionality of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, SES, sexuality and identity, which creates disparity and underrepresentation i
n mental health care, therefore we put forth these goals:

Goals:

  •    To recruit, train and retain culturally responsive therapists and POCI therapists
  •    To reduce disparities in mental health care through accessible, effective and holistic programming
  •    To partner with existing organizations that share these values
  •    Ongoing and thorough assessment of The Family Development Center’s policies and practices using an antiracist lens

raceforward.org

buildinitiative.org