Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
Saturday, June 13, 2020
denounce continued systemic racism and injustice.
Southern California Swimming stands for the
equality and equity of all. Something has awoken in our society that has shook
us to our very core related to the recent events surrounding the Black Lives
Matter movement. As your LSC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee,
we hope to foster continued conversations and learning that welcome diversity
and combat discrimination in all forms.
in the recent weeks, played out on the news and within social media have accentuated
and called attention to the environment of anxiety, mistrust and outrage in the
United States for Black Americans, people of color, marginalized populations and
To those who have been marginalized and
discriminated against due to race, gender expression, religious beliefs, sexual
orientation or backgrounds, WE
HEAR YOU and your anguish, WE SEE your pain, your inequality and your cries of
SCS DEI Committee and the broader community of
Southern California Swimming reaffirm our commitment to the security and
well-being of our athletes and membership. We will continue our willingness to
create a supportive, safe and equitable environment that will allow all of us
to thrive and feel loved.
welcome ALL to be a part of the peaceful solution to end these
injustices and we stand with #BlackLivesMatter.
We Are ONE.