Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan - Fiscal Years 2022 - 2024
13 May 2021
3 PHS began its intentional journey to embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 2017, and has taken significant steps along the journey through the work of the staff in the DEI Working Group and CoHort, as well as the Board; embedding DEI into staff and Board training; building DEI into the PHS Values and annual Values Day; transforming staff, board, member, and volunteer recruitment processes. [...] PHS aims to be an organization that welcomes and embraces a diversity of people, connections, and relationships, both internally among our staff and leadership, and externally among the communities we serve and the organizations with which we partner. [...] The PHS DEI Statement was developed and defined PHS actively works to create a community of staff, by the PHS DEI Working Group and approved by the volunteers, board members, and vendors that President of PHS in the fourth quarter of 2019. [...] Dedicated Consultant Support Committee (DEI Steerco) PHS is retaining consultant expertise to coordinate the The DEI Steerco will track the implementation of the work of the DEI Steerco and to serve as an internal strategic plan, receive feedback and other ideas from expert and resource on DEI. [...] The goals of the DEI Strategic Plan strengthen that commitment by helping us build an organization that mirrors the diversity of our region, include perspectives that span the lived experiences of the people we serve, and work to reduce inequities across the region.