Racial Justice Working Group
The Co-Sheltering Collaborative is a national network of homeless service and animal welfare providers who gather to advance the practice of co-sheltering people and their animals together at the same facility. As this coalition of organizations and individuals work to create a more equitable world for people and their pets, we also see a need to look internally to create equity within our own operations and our professional fields.
The Racial Justice Working Group has been developed to advance racial justice and to uphold the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion:
Internally, within the Co-Sheltering Collaborative.
Externally, within the broader fields of the animal and veterinary care sector; the homeless services sector; and the interdisciplinary fields which encompass both human and animal welfare.
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