2019-2022 Diversity and Inclusion Statement
LIVE UNITED Diversity Statement


More than 125 years ago, the diverse community leaders who founded United Way crossed cultural, religious and economic boundaries to make a difference through collective action. Today, diversity and inclusion remain vital to achieving our mission, living our values and advancing the common good.

United Way of Columbia County embraces a firm belief in the dignity of all people.  We affirm this belief in our policies, which guide and direct our employment practices, program funding, volunteer recruitment and service delivery.

United Way of Columbia County fosters and promotes an inclusive environment that leverages the unique contributions of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work.  We know that by bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together, we can collectively and more effectively create opportunities for a better life for all.

United Way of Columbia County provides opportunity to all individuals engaging the power of diverse talent and partners result in innovative solutions and the community ownership necessary to address complex community issues.

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what is means to LIVE UNITED.