Statement on RHA Volunteering and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
RHA is committed to serving all those in our industries. RHA is dedicated to bettering our diversity, equity, and inclusion. It looks to embrace varied perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. RHA desires to remove barriers that prevent individuals from participating. RHA is looking to hear multiple viewpoints, provide opportunities to professionals in the industry, and find innovative solutions to better the industry for patients and providers. RHA needs volunteers from the whole team.
- Diversity refers to a range of differences. This includes life experiences, gender, race, ethnicity, academic/ professional background, sexual orientation, age, disability status, or geographic location.
- Equity refers to fairness and justice. It recognizes that not everyone starts at the same place, and adjustments are needed to fix the imbalance.
- Inclusion is inviting and encouraging individuals in a consistent and open approach.