JOIN Equity Initiative
JOIN has been committed to actively targeting and addressing equity, inclusion, and racial disparities for our service users, staff, and community since 2013. Our commitment and efforts were strengthened when we identified working toward becoming an anti-racist organization as one of our main objectives in our new strategic plan in the fall of 2016.
JOIN recognizes that anti-racism is a process more than a destination. As an organization we are committed to the long-term work of moving toward anti-racism and reducing disparities. To that end, some of the strategies we have pursed to date include: