Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Realizing Children's Strength's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Mission Statement:

As an organization, our mission in DEIB is fundamental to how we operate and educate. We remain committed to our values: children & families first, grounded in research, progress for all, and committed to our communities, striving for inclusiveness in our immediate and extended communities. We are committed to acting with intention and purpose to achieve our vision where every child can achieve their fullest potential.

Vision Statement:

RCS believes societies and communities thrive when diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We envision a world where every child can succeed to their fullest potential and we strive to create an inclusive learning environment that exposes the children we serve and our team of staff to a culture that values our differences. Our goal is that each and every child, family, and staff member at RCS feels welcome, valued, and respected.

We are committed to act with intention and purpose to:

 Prioritize diversity by building a community of staff who are as diverse as the communities we serve 

 Facilitate and encourage diverse voices and perspectives to shape our practices, clinical services, and professional development opportunities

 Advocate for an end to inequity in educational opportunities