At Peel CAS, our values drive our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We believe that DEI is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do to achieve positive outcomes for the children, youth, families and communities that we serve.
Our DEI journey began 18 years ago. With our staff and community partners we can take pride in the advancements we have made so far, including:
We are grateful to our compassionate and dedicated staff, Board, caregivers, and community partners who have helped to make these achievements possible. Together, we have championed DEI for the rest of the sector and will continue to do so. Yet we acknowledge that there is always more work to be done.
We know that we must continue to advance change and foster an inclusive organization. As we move forward on this journey, we commit to:
Our Anti-Racism and Anti-Black Racism Strategy includes:
Above all, we will listen, learn, and work together to ensure that our commitment to DEI, anti-racism and anti-Black racism informs everything we do.
To learn more, share resources and to get involved, please contact DEI@peelcas.org
*Staff diversity statistics based on results from a 2019 Diverse Workforce Staff Survey with 224 respondents (47% response rate)