Providence Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council

The Providence Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council is leading efforts to raise cultural awareness and promote diversity to help build appreciation for cultural traditions. We are also starting conversations to help educate people about different cultures as a way to create a more welcoming, equitable and inclusive environment. We support diversity education and awareness initiatives, thus deepening our ability to provide compassionate care and honor human dignity.

  • Moving past “healthy mom, healthy baby” for Black mothers

    Moving past “healthy mom, healthy baby” for Black mothers

    As Providence celebrates Black Maternal Health Week, we recognize the importance of providing holistic care for Black birthing parents and babies.

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  • How Providence supports employees with disabilities

    How Providence supports employees with disabilities

    For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we talk about how important it is to support our employees with developmental disabilities.

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  • Celebrating Women’s History Month with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange

    Celebrating Women’s History Month with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange

    Learn how the visionary nuns who founded Providence incorporate the Women’s History Month ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion into their work.

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  • Honoring today’s Black American health heroes

    Honoring today’s Black American health heroes

    Providence honors Black History Month by celebrating the accomplishments of today’s health care giants.

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  • Honoring Black American medical pioneers

    Honoring Black American medical pioneers

    Providence honors Black History Month by celebrating the accomplishments of past medical pioneers.

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  • Improving the health outcomes of the LGBTQIA+ community

    Improving the health outcomes of the LGBTQIA+ community

    Providence Swedish prioritizes providing LGBTQIA+-informed health care. Learn how informed care helps improve outcomes for the LGBTQIA+ community.

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  • Juneteenth: “America’s second Independence Day”

    Juneteenth: “America’s second Independence Day”

    Juneteenth: “America’s second Independence Day”

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Honoring the rich tapestry of Hispanic and Latinx cultures

    Hispanic Heritage Month: Honoring the rich tapestry of Hispanic and Latinx cultures

    Somos Providence Latinx Caregivers Resource Group celebrates the rich contributions and cultures of fellow Hispanic and Latinx colleagues.

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  • Food for the soul: Hispanic Heritage Month

    Food for the soul: Hispanic Heritage Month

    Dig in with these delicious recipes inspired by the rich and diverse culinary cuisine of Spanish-speaking countries.

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  • Happy Women’s Equality Day!

    Happy Women’s Equality Day!

    We highlight one of the female leaders at Providence — Azizza Barnes, chair for the SoCal Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council

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  • Don’t be afraid to seek mental health care

    Don’t be afraid to seek mental health care

    During this Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, we offer information about where you can find help and how you can take time out for yourself.

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  • The Importance of Juneteenth

    The Importance of Juneteenth

    Juneteenth marks the true end to enslavement in America. Learn what it is and how observing it can impact the health of Black Americans today.

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