A Statement of Solidarity Against Racism and Discrimination


Our Mission is to strengthen our community by helping people live safe, healthy, and productive lives.

We envision living in a place where everyone is supported socially, economically, and fully in their physical and mental health. Therefore, we stand with, advocate for, and support members of our community who are disproportionately impacted by discrimination.

We condemn racism in all facets of our organization. We pledge to intentionally dismantle and disrupt all forms of discrimination and oppression, and work to create spaces where our staff, board, and partners feel comfortable being their authentic selves. 

We must all do our part, working United, to make our communities equitable, respectful and opportunity-filled. Equity is achieved when systemic, institutional and historic barriers based on race, gender, sexual orientation and other identities are dismantled and no longer predict socioeconomic, education, and health outcomes.   

We commit to leveraging all of our assets (convening, strategic investments, awareness building, advocacy) to create more equitable communities. We, as a society, can and must do better to guarantee that the basic human rights and freedoms of every person in every community are protected.

Resources for expanded learning:

About Washington Tribes

Changing The Narrative About Native Americans: A Guide for Allies

In Solidarity With the Asian American Community 

The 1619 Project

The Safe Zone Project

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?

103 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice

50 States, 50 Difference Ways of Teaching America's Past

50+ Resources For LGBTQIA Allies

We welcome conversation, additions, and/or corrections to the content on this page. Please contact us at info@unitedwayclallam.org with questions or comments.