As a champion and catalyst for building vibrant and healthy families and communities in San Diego County, United Way of San Diego County believes all people should have an opportunity to make an impact in society. It is through the collective efforts of individuals in our communities that we create a responsible and thriving society, one which respects, honors and thrives on the unique attributes of its members. Our values are demonstrated through our actions and decisions, individually and collectively.
Our commitment to diversity rests on certain fundamental principles that influence our decisionmaking, guide our interactions with each other and others, and determine the measure of our success:
Inclusion/Personal Responsibility - Modeling leadership and developing practices and policies that embrace the value of inclusion in our day-to-day operations. Creating an
environment at United Way of San Diego County in which all people have the opportunity and responsibility to value and respect diverse perspectives, ideas and beliefs.
Respect - Supporting educational programs and initiatives that advance dignity and justice of all people, without regard to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, ability, religion, marital or socioeconomic status.
Collaboration - Continuing to seek respectful relationships and partnerships that are aligned with achieving common goals, both within and outside of United Way of San Diego County, that are inclusive of individual ideals, abilities, and opinions.
We practice our commitment to diversity by:
We recognize that holding ourselves accountable to our fundamental principles provides us a better opportunity to make a positive difference through our work.
Affirmed: United Way of San Diego County Board of Directors on April 26, 2017