Our CommitmentDiversity, equity and inclusion are core organizational values, which provide us with a path for improving health outcomes for all members of our community.
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Board & Leadership
FORCE will include Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and members of the LGBTQIA, disabled and other historically marginalized communities on our Board of Directors, Scientific Advisory Board and in other leadership positions.
Staff & Volunteers
FORCE will ensure the inclusion of people of racial, ethnic, religious and gender minorities in staff and volunteer roles.
Programs & Resources
FORCE will create and implement programs that are representative and accessible to everyone who needs our information and resources. We will integrate input from the people these programs serve.
FORCE will develop meaningful partnerships with organizations that reach Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and members of the LGBTQIA, disabled and other historically marginalized communities. These partnerships will assure that our programs are culturally competent, representative, equitable and reach everyone who needs our information and resources.
FORCE will raise awareness of and work to address health disparities.
guidelines, policies & legislation
FORCE will work to influence, support and improve guidelines, policies and legislation that support equitable access to quality healthcare and increase patient safety and protection.
organizational health literacy
FORCE will increase our “organizational health literacy” (as defined in Healthy People 2030) by equitably enabling individuals to find, understand and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions for themselves and others. This includes using inclusive, culturally sensitive and plain language in our programs and communications.