Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Association is committed to helping animal welfare professionals foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organizations and communities.

Take advantage of our learning opportunities:

Ambassador Program


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Gain skills for navigating challenging conversations around DEI and get practice presenting to colleagues. This program includes a 3-day in-person training and online coaching. All participants will enjoy full scholarships, including travel and accommodations.

Leadership Accelerator Workshop


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Participants in this four-hour online workshop, designed for individuals in leadership roles, will explore why and how to advance DEI at their organization. Low-cost registration fees have been made possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.

Self-Paced
Trainings


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Explore the menu of 30+ recorded webinars, roundtables, and conference presentations, on topics ranging from microaggressions to recruiting diverse talent.

Resource Library


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This robust tool can help you establish foundational knowledge on DEI. It includes recommended podcasts, books, reports, courses, and toolkits.
DEI Blogs
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We thank The Life of Riley at Spring Point for their support of The Association's DEI initiatives.

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Check out The Association’s DEI Pride Store!

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Your purchase of tees and hoodies helps to support our Conference Scholarship Fund.