Our Statement of Commitment

We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our communities.
We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes innovation and creativity. We strive to continually improve our understanding and application of inclusion and equity to address disparities in the community we serve alongisde our partners and within our strategies and investments.
Why is Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion important to United Way?
To achieve a strong, equitable community where everyone is empowered to succeed, we must address existing structural and systemic inequities in our communities through a human-centered approach.
Our Equal Opportunity Statement
United Way for Southeastern Michigan recruits, hires and promotes employees and prospective employees on the basis  of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origins, age, weight, height, martial status, disability or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any other status  protected by law.