Personnel and representatives of Advocates for Children are expected to uphold the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination within the workplace and in the provision of services. This includes an obligation to:
- Promote an atmosphere that fosters open discussion of concerns about diversity and equal opportunity without fear of retaliation or retribution.
- Maintain dignity and respect for all persons.
- Discuss and resolve disagreement in a professional manner consistent with Advocates policies for clients and personnel.
- Refrain from discrimination of any kind, including on the basis of gender, religion, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or marital status.
Advocates for Children provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons and recruit, hire, train, terminate, promote, and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or characteristics, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications in accordance with federal law.