College of Education

Human Development and Family Science Department

Diversity Statement for HDFS

 The Human Development and Family Science Department values diversity of individuals, diversity of families, and diversity of thought. To advance inclusion and equity, the HDFS Department pledges to:

  1. Cultivate a welcoming learning and working environment for all people
  2. Review and maintain the curriculum to be inclusive, reflecting the changing and diverse nature of HDFS
  3. Allow for respectful dialogue and dissent
  4. Acknowledge the shortcomings of past research and practices 
  5. Advance social justice and encourage others to do so
  6. Use our learning and understanding of HDFS for the betterment of others
African American family with two children.