United Way Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core to all we are and all we do.

We deploy our resources to build communities of belonging, empathy and empowerment. In doing so, we must apply a lens of equity to all internal and external systems and be the change agents needed to realize the vision of a beloved community where every person belongs and every person thrives.

  • We stand against racism, discrimination and social injustice and are dedicated to dismantling these epidemics in all forms.
  • We advocate for concrete policy and systems changes and invest in work that advances racial equity and social justice for all.
  • We commit to equitable fundraising practices, ensuring that receiving organizations are committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and can demonstrate that commitment in meaningful ways.
  • We strive to ensure a diverse, inclusive workplace in which staff and volunteers reflect the community, can contribute fully, and share the responsibility of putting the values of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into daily practice.


United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and continuously assesses the need for health and human services for the purpose of developing equitable and sustainable projects to meet the shifting needs of the community. For more information, please reference our Notice of Non-Discrimination / Grievance Policy here.

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Paul and Rebecca Francis
Tocqueville Society Members

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