The Oregon Sea Grant DEIJA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Access) Committee was formed in 2020 and works to identify ways to advance the program's guiding principles. Additional resources are available for Oregon Sea Grant personnel here.
Oregon Sea Grant's vision is one of thriving coastal communities and ecosystems in Oregon. This vision cannot truly be realized in a world where systems of oppression, injustice, and inequity persist. Therefore, as an organization, we are committed to abiding by the following Guiding Principles that will be reassessed annually and will evolve as needed:
Oregon Sea Grant is committed to:
Oregon Sea Grant stands in solidarity with Black communities and commits to creating safe and inclusive spaces throughout our work. Learn about our commitment to addressing systemic racism.