CELEBRATING WHAT MAKES US H.U.M.A.N.

McKinley is committed to partnering with stakeholders to promote, cultivate, and facilitate diversity and inclusion efforts. Within our communities, our agency strives to be a champion in embracing diversity, promoting equity and fostering inclusion.

In order to show our commitment to DEI, McKinley has established our first ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Liaison to heIp ensure that our conversations surrounding equality, equity, and inclusion turn into action.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

HOW OUR H.U.M.A.N.
PRINCIPLES RELATE TO DIVERSITY EQUALITY & INCLUSION AT MCKINLEY

  • With hope, we can make the choice to change behavior that will aid in reaching our goals and achieving our greatest dreams.

  • With understanding, we can make the conscious decision to listen to embrace the stories of individuals to maintain, create better and completely new diversity and inclusion strategies.

  • With morality, we can cultivate an environment based off diversity and inclusion strategies that ensure everyone is being treated with kindness and respect.

  • Celebrating what is awesome and highlighting what is unique to individuals creates a space for alternative and creative diversity and inclusion strategies to emerge.

  • Within a nurturing environment, individuals can trust that McKinley will promote diversity and inclusion strategies with sensitivity and for the betterment of creating healthy relationships at McKinley.

 

HOW OUR H.U.M.A.N. PRINCIPLES RELATE TO DIVERSITY EQUALITY & INCLUSION AT MCKINLEY

  • With hope, we can make the choice to change behavior that will aid in reaching our goals and achieving our greatest dreams.
  • With understanding, we can make the conscious decision to listen to embrace the stories of individuals to maintain, create better and completely new diversity and inclusion strategies.
  • With morality, we can cultivate an environment based off diversity and inclusion strategies that ensure everyone is being treated with kindness and respect.
  • Celebrating what is awesome and highlighting what is unique to individuals creates a space for alternative and creative diversity and inclusion strategies to emerge.
  • Within a nurturing environment, individuals can trust that McKinley will promote diversity and inclusion strategies with sensitivity and for the betterment of creating healthy relationships at McKinley.

PAST EVENTS

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee’s Retreat

August 26th, 2021
Getting together soon to discuss the future of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at McKinley while enjoying an office getaway.

All Children-All Families Human Rights Campaign Training

July 12th, 2021
An insightful training day with our McKinley staff learning about LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency from the Human Rights Campaign’s All Children All Families webinar. We are grateful for the opportunity to learn.

Juneteenth
Event

June 24th, 2021
A fantastic day with our Adult and Older Adult Full Service Partnership (FSP) team discussing Juneteenth!

Pride Day
Event

June 23rd, 2021
An event to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and culture at McKinley.

Women’s Equity Lunch

June 9th, 2021
Our monthly Women’s Equity Lunches bring together women of McKinley & help create equity through building networks, connection, skill sets & confidence.

EVENTS

Juneteenth
Event

June 24th, 2021
A fantastic day with our Adult and Older Adult Full Service Partnership (FSP) team discussing Juneteenth!

Pride Day
Event

June 23rd, 2021
An event to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and culture at McKinley.

Women’s Equity Lunch

June 9th, 2021
Our monthly Women’s Equity Lunches bring together women of McKinley & help create equity through building networks, connection, skill sets & confidence.

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 2021 (TBD) | Suicide Prevention Dialogue

We will be holding an open dialogue with our Riverside office’s mental health department to discuss suicide prevention. 

September 18, 2021 | TBD

We will be talking with a local community member and former gang leader.

September 23, 2021 | International Day of Sign Languages Webinar

We will be hosting a webinar with an American Sign Language (ASL) instructor. Come ready to learn some basic ASL and more about the deaf culture.

October, 2021 (TBD) | Indeginous Peoples Day With Corinne Rice-Grey Cloud

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day we will have Native American educator and activist Corinne Rice-Grey Cloud speak to our staff about respecting native American culture.

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BRIA MASON
(She/Her/Hers)
Diversity and Inclusion Liaison

MARIO GALLEGOS
(He/Him/His)
SVP of Quality Improvement

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