Inclusion and Diversity at RDASA
At RDASA we value diversity of thought and experience. We create an environment where people feel welcome and represented, included in decision making; and able to participate free from discrimination. We encourage individuals to participate and engage with us at a level and in a way that they wish. RDASA understands the important role our programs can play in promoting a feeling of belonging and inclusion.
What we need you to do
Inclusion is possible if everyone embraces its benefits and agrees that we all have a part to play in creating an inclusive organisation. Success in this endeavour is not only seen through measuring outcomes, results and targets, but in the atmosphere and spirit shown throughout all activities. All staff, volunteers, members, participants, parents and friends of RDASA are expected to behave in a way that is consistent with this vision and that is respectful, inclusive and treats others with dignity.
What we will do
We are committed to ensuring that:
- We treat people with dignity and respect;
- no one is excluded because of their culture, ability, gender, race, sexuality, religion, socio economic status or age;
- everyone is welcomed and supported to participate to the extent that they want to;
- our facilities, premises and publications are accessible to everyone;
- our social events are welcoming and inclusive;
- our administrators are appropriately trained and educated about the importance of inclusion and to deal with any complaints or grievances;
- we have an Inclusion Action Plan that is regularly updated and reviewed;
- our committee reflects the diversity of our members.