Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy Statement
A top priority for the Western Michigan Planned Giving Group (“WMPGG”) is growing and diversifying our membership to make sure we reflect the communities we serve and are inclusive of all cultures, experiences, and identities. We work to create and maintain an organization that is open and inclusive, fair to all, builds goodwill, and benefits our communities. The WMPGG firmly believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is a path to building sustainable and resilient organizations and communities. To help us achieve our goal, the WMPGG adheres to the following diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statements:
- The WMPGG values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. It values the visible and invisible qualities that make its members who they are.
- The WMPGG will cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in which all people have greater opportunities to participate as members and leaders.
- The WMPGG strives for the fair treatment, opportunity, and advancement of all members.
- The WMPGG is committed to creating experiences where all people feel welcomed, respected, and valued.