DEI Statement

At Deaf Community Services of San Diego (DCS), being diverse, equitable, and inclusive is part of who we are and strive to be. These values are central to the success of our mission, and for everyone, including clients, employees, and the community, to feel respected, valued, and empowered. Having varied perspectives promotes and generates ideas and strategies while serving our community in an ever-changing–and increasingly diverse–world.

DEI Objectives

NURTURE diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within DCS as a reflection of its programs and services, as well as community engagement.

REGULAR assessment of DCS policies and procedures ensuring that DEI principles are applied and consistent.

CULTIVATE a culture of learning and growth where employees feel respected, valued, and empowered.

CULTIVATE a culture of honest communication and accountability through collaborative and collective work, team building, and refining inclusive practices.