Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland’s is committed to promoting an enriching and supportive climate that allows all staff, girls, and members to thrive and succeed. Through our DEI education and initiatives, we strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and empowers all to live the Girl Scout Law to the fullest. Our continued focus for diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving the best programming for the Girl Scout community today and in the future.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland. We aim to empower every Girl Scout to make the world a better place. We acknowledge the impacts of systemic racism and oppression, and we are committed to working together to build an anti-oppressive society and continuing that journey within our own organization.
GSOH and Girl Scouts of the USA value diversity in all its forms and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, gender, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification, gender expression, genetic information, public assistance, local human rights commission activity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland does not tolerate discrimination by its staff, volunteers, members, partners, or participants.
GSOH is committed to creating an environment where all girls can participate in a movement that encourages them to overcome barriers and become leaders in their community and world.
All GSOH staff, volunteers, and members are expected to think, speak, and act in ways that ensure all people feel they belong and can meaningfully participate in all aspects of Girl Scouting.
GSOH is committed to inclusion and will make reasonable efforts to provide accessibility to Girl Scouts of all levels of abilities.
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Being an ally is a verb not a noun. It is the commitment to a lifelong journey of learning about and recognizing your privilege. Below are additional resources for caregivers and children to continue exploration of topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.