Seattle Audubon values diversity in our work and services and strives to create a diverse Board of Directors, staff and volunteers, membership, and financial supporters that fully represent the rich variety of our community. Seattle Audubon recognizes that the future strength of our organization rests firmly on our commitment to engage, value, and respect the richness of diverse communities. Seattle Audubon seeks to enhance the quality of life for all residents of King County as our mission states: Seattle Audubon advocates and organizes for cities where people and birds thrive. Seattle Audubon believes that no person should be excluded from participation on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender identity or gender expression, class, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief, or for any other discriminatory reason.
Seattle Audubon condemns the growing wave of violence and hateful rhetoric against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) individuals and communities. To our many AAPI community members: You are seen, you are valued, and you belong here.
Seattle Audubon was shocked, angered, and saddened to learn of sexual misconduct allegations, made courageously by Aisha White, against a prominent member of the national birding community in Georgia, Jason Ward.