“Do more than accept diversity: Seek out diversity. I promise it will make you more interesting, more informed, and more understanding.” Mellody Hobson

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To increase effectiveness in the animal protection movement by fostering greater racial diversity, equity, and inclusion while empowering advocates of color.


A thriving animal protection movement that operates at its fullest potential because it reflects the racial diversity of the United States while its organizations and advocates embrace a culture of inclusion and equity.

Here’s what we know: embracing diversity and inclusion is not just the right thing to do. It’s also the smart thing and, for our movement, it is the necessary next step.

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