Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility
Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Culture
Holy Name Housing is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and a culture that respects every employee, contractor and tenant we serve. We also seek to promote equity across our business and in our communities. Meeting the increasingly diverse needs of our tenant base is critical for our company’s long-term growth and success. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion by helping ensure that our staff, our community and our tenants have equal access to resources, services, and opportunities to
We define diversity as the unique combinate of various dimension that makes each of us different from and similar to others. That dimensions can include – but are not limited to – age, gender, ethnic heritage, race physical or mental abilities, sexual orientation, values, religion/spiritual practice, income, family status or education.
Our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy provide common direction and clear goals for our organization and its board and staff.
Workforce diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive for a culture with inclusive policies and programs that attract, develop, engage and retain the best talent.
Community. We integrate diversity, equity and inclusion into the business decisions we make every day, including how to increase working with diverse vendors, contractors and suppliers.
Advocacy. We demonstrate leadership and commitment through our interactions in both the workplace and in our community.
Our team. Why is diversity, equity and inclusion important to Holy Name Housing? We see differences as an asset. Our employees are our most valuable asset. The successful history of our organization is built upon the effort and commitment of our past and present employees. We acknowledge that the future success and vitality of our organization will depend upon the continued development and diversity of our staff. A diversity of life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent among staff will continue to broaden our ability to serve our tenants and the community. We strive to leverage our employee’s differences to anticipate and meet the needs of our tenants and communities while tapping into the innovation and creativity that comes from diverse perspectives.
Our Board of Directors. Our Board identifies, evaluates, and recommends board nominees who represent a variety of backgrounds, skills, and professional experience and other personal qualities, attributes and perspectives that contribute to the overall diversity of the Board. Gender, race and ethnic diversity have been and will continue to be a priority for the Board in its nomination process. The Board believe that it is essential that the composition of the Board appropriately reflects the diversity of Holy Name Housing’s employees, tenants and community we serve.