Diversity & Inclusion Policy


United Way of San Luis Obispo County recognizes the strength that results from a community of unique individuals. We embrace and celebrate the diversity of our community and are committed to integrity, inclusiveness, and service to our community with diligence and caring.

We especially value the commitment and diversity of experience, ethnicity, socioeconomic conditions, geographic location, and professional background of our board, staff and volunteers in supporting the families, neighborhoods and communities that we serve. The board and staff shall be representative of the community we serve and encouraged to engage our community without discrimination.

No individual shall be discriminated against on any basis, including but not limited to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, ancestry, veteran status, or status as a qualified disabled or handicapped individual. United Way relies on the board, staff, and volunteers for their dedication, expertise and judgment to make a difference in the lives of our most vulnerable neighbors. We build on the diversity of people, their ideas and perspectives.  Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means to LIVE UNITED.