NAPNAP Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) values and champions diversity, equity and inclusion. The organization recognizes and embraces that unique, forward‐thinking perspectives, ideas, approaches and contributions emerge from having the broadest diversity of members and staff. NAPNAP is committed to inclusive policies and practices that provide an enriching, supportive and respectful climate, which allow members to thrive and succeed in practice, advocacy, education, research and leadership at local, regional, national and international levels. NAPNAP actively recruits and welcomes all races, backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, genders, ethnicities, ages, abilities and countries of origin; rejects all acts of discrimination; and supports efforts to provide a safe environment for all children and their families absent of discrimination and in recognition of their individuality and resilience.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Standing Committee
As a demonstration of its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, at the July 14, 2020 Executive Board meeting the board approved the formation of a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion standing committee. The selection of committee members and setting of goals and objectives for the committee are in progress.