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OREGON MEDIA PRODUCTION DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PLEDGE

OMPA’s mission is to create the best business and creative environment for media professionals in the state of Oregon. This includes attracting and retaining the best talent, and creating opportunities to advance diversity and inclusion in our workspaces. OMPA commits to provide avenues of support to uphold the Oregon Media Production Diversity and Inclusion Pledge, and offers this Pledge to you as a personal commitment you can make to help build a diverse talent pipeline and inclusive work environment. 

TAKE THE PLEDGE

  • I will do the extra work to actively seek out and hire individuals who are underrepresented and take a chance on new people outside my circle.
  • I will recommend underrepresented individuals whom I respect to others in a position to hire.
  • I will hire at parity and pay equitably at all levels.
  • I will create a culture that respects all.
Underrepresented can include: Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPoC), Women, Non-binary Gender, People with Disabilities, and LGBTQIA2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit, plus countless affirmative ways people choose to self-identify).

The Pledge was developed in October 2019 by OMPA’s Diversity Committee. Send comments and suggestions to diversitychair@ompa.org.