Job: Scholarly Publishing Outreach Officer, Opening The Future. Applications invited by Oct 08, 2023 | Birkbeck, University of London

COPIM is reshaping how knowledge dissemination is funded and accessed. Do you want to be part one of the most ambitious and impactful projects working in open access scholarly publishing today?

Your role will encompass three main areas: 

engagement and outreach; 
revenue model analysis and implementation; 
creating an OA books information hub.

You will take a leading role in library and publisher engagement for the Opening the Future (OtF) revenue model, a key part of COPIM’s ‘Open Book Futures’ project. A primary responsibility is building relationships with library supporters, partner publishers, and team colleagues. You will contribute to the success of the model by participating in marketing and outreach activities, including working with social media, writing press releases, conference proposals and reports, and organising events to bring stakeholders together. 

You will work with publishers to analyse their financial models and monograph backlists, writing persuasive business cases based on your analysis. In tandem with the OtF lead you will execute the implementation of the revenue model at three newly-joining presses. You’ll also liaise with the two original OtF presses to ensure their continued successful participation.

Working closely with project colleagues and partners Jisc and LYRASIS you will co-create an OA books information hub: collating and presenting resources, advice, and pathways to OA implementation for publishers.

To be successful in this role you will have:

An excellent understanding of open-access publishing and pertinent developments in the monograph and policy space.
Strong interpersonal, professional communications skills and the ability to build and maintain partner relationships.
Experience of writing well and to deadline for different audiences and different media/social media/channels.
The ability to keep track of a range of ongoing tasks and schedules.

In return the role offers you:

Opportunity to work remotely
Be part of a knowledgeable, committed, experienced and fun project team
Enjoy an international and diverse work atmosphere
Be part of an ambitious project bringing about real change in OA book publishing.

This opportunity would build on experience as: scholarly communications librarian, marketing officer, publishing assistant.


This role is offered on a fixed-term basis until 30 April 2026.

Salary and Benefits 

Grade 7 of the College’s London Pay Scale which is £42,365 rising to £48,424 per annum.  

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London. 

The salary quoted is on the College’s London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


Open Repositories Manager (561821)

“The University of Strathclyde has a commitment to boldness and innovation as part of its core institutional values, and we believe that our engagement with open research and repository development is a significant example of this. In furtherance of these values the Information Services Directorate of the University is seeking to appoint an Open Repositories Manager to join our Scholarly Publications & Research Data (SP&RD) team. Based in the Andersonian Library, the successful candidate will manage all technical and service delivery aspects relating to the Strathprints repository, an EPrints platform, and contribute to adjacent Strathclyde repository and open publishing initiatives. This role is critical in supporting the discovery and impact of Strathclyde research, funder open access mandates, and fulfilling requirements of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The successful applicant must have expertise in digital library systems in a Higher Education, national library, or research-intensive environment, with repository experience seen as an advantage. Knowledge of repository management matters is essential, as well as current awareness of the challenges surrounding research information curation and data management/research administration. Specific experience of work in metadata standards and/or data integrity management issues is essential.

The role will lead on Green Open Access, including the description of a wide variety of scholarly content according to established metadata schema, the management of system metadata and the preparation of digital file content for deposit, exposure, and digital preservation. The applicant will deploy technical expertise to analyse, develop, and test software solutions to enhance repository functionality and enable interoperability or integration with third-party systems. Interpretation of research funder Open Access policies and compliance requirements will be necessary to oversee the work of colleagues, and the applicant should have knowledge of relevant copyright matters, experience of liaison with academic staff, and advanced skills in the manipulation of data and digital files….”

Job Posting: pyOpenSci is Hiring a Community Manager – pyOpenSci

“pyOpenSci is accepting applications for a Community Manager. The Community Manager supports growth and development of an inclusive pyOpenSci community. Our vibrant community is dedicated to supporting high quality Python open source software that drives open science.”

Job Information – The University of Manchester

“The Criminology department sits within the School of Social Sciences and is a research-oriented department delivering excellent teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students. We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to support CrimRxiv, undertake research on the legal, ethical and technical barriers faced by green open access platforms across disciplines, and contribute to the sustainability of CrimRxiv.

CrimRxiv is the only open access repository devoted to criminology, and ensures that anyone can read the publications it makes available, entirely for free. This site offers functionalities for authors to share their research articles (working papers, preprints, versions of record, and postprints), preregistrations, reviews, chapters and books in open access, at no cost for authors or readers. Since its launch in 2020, CrimRxiv has freely shared over 2,000 publications, with nearly 230,000 views by more than 112,000 readers from 209 countries. In March 2023, it was officially announced that The University of Manchester would become the new home of CrimRxiv, the global repository and hub for open access publications in criminology. This was the result of collaborative efforts from UoM’s Department of Criminology and Library, with the support of UoM’s Leadership team, and further strengthens UoM’s reputation as global leader in criminology and open research.

The successful candidate will work alongside Dr David Buil-Gil (Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Criminology and CrimRxiv’s Managing Moderator), Prof Judith Aldridge (Professor of Criminology and Director of CrimRxiv), and Prof Scott Jacques (Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Georgia State University and Founder of CrimRxiv) to undertake a first-of-its-kind study on the legal, ethical and technical barriers of open access hubs, ensure an efficient moderation of manuscripts submitted to CrimRxiv, design marketing campaigns to ensure CrimRxiv is widely known and used by criminologists worldwide, and apply for grants to ensure the site’s medium and long-term sustainability….”

Software Engineer (Wikidata) (m/f/d) at Wikimedia Deutschland – Gesellschaft zur Fo?rderung Freien Wissens e.V. | softgarden

“You will be working with the team that develops and improves the software behind the Wikidata project. Wikidata is a free and open knowledge graph that can be read and edited by both humans and machines and is a part of the Linked Open Data Network. You will be developing open source software that puts user needs first and increases users’ satisfaction. Wikidata has the clear goal of giving more people more access to more knowledge and you will be part of that!”

Job Details: Open Scholarship Librarian

“Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the Open Scholarship Librarian provides leadership in identifying, developing, and coordinating services and programs to support campus awareness of and participation in the evolving scholarly landscape. Particular emphasis is on open access, author rights, copyright, fair use, and digital rights and access. The position will be responsible for maintaining awareness of national and international publishing trends, intellectual property rights, and copyright that affect access to scholarly information, including researchers’ output. The position will provide vision and planning for the library’s institutional repository and will promote its digital publishing use for faculty, staff, and students, including seeking out and maintaining partnerships across campus. Typical hiring range for this position is $51,183 to $70,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience….”

Senior Program Associate in the Public Knowledge program.

“The Mellon Foundation (“Foundation”) is a not-for-profit, grant making organization that believes that the arts and humanities are where we express our complex humanity, and that everyone deserves the beauty, transcendence, and freedom to be found there.  Through its grants, the Foundation seeks to build just communities enriched by meaning and empowered by critical thinking, where ideas and imagination can thrive.  The Foundation makes grants in four core program areas—Higher Learning, Public Knowledge, Arts and Culture, and Humanities in Place—and through its signature Presidential Initiatives.


The Foundation seeks a Senior Program Associate in the Public Knowledge program….”

Job: Open Publishing Editor | Knowledge Futures

Knowledge Futures is seeking a talented and dedicated Open Publishing Editor to join its Community Team. As an Open Publishing Editor, you’ll play a pivotal role in carrying out on Community Services on PubPub, our open-source publishing platform. Your ability to collaborate with partnered communities on services—which may encompass submission, review, production, and/or content enrichment support—will help advance our commitment to amplify knowledge exchange with sought-after open publishing services. Remote, full-time, $84,720 plus benefits.


About Knowledge Futures

Knowledge Futures, founded as a partnership between the MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab, is a non-profit institution that builds public digital infrastructure that enables communities to publish documents and data more effectively.


About PubPub and the Community Team

PubPub—an open-source publishing platform used by over 3,000 journals, conferences, books, and other diverse publishing communities—offers collaborative document editing, robust academic support, and dynamic content features. We believe that open, collaborative, community-driven tools help researchers focus on their goals and further their work.

The Community Team engages directly with PubPub users and potential users via KF Membership, Content Services, and a range of communications avenues, from help documentation to newsletters to our publication Commonplace. We work as stewards of ideas, collaborating to turn plans into practice and influence cultural change along the way. Our efforts also help shape PubPub, as a platform that is responsive to user needs and requests. In 2022, the Community Services Menu launched, formalizing partnership-based publishing support with offerings that reflect user needs.


About the Role

Lead the execution of Community Services assignments, collaborating with internal teams to ensure projects are completed efficiently and effectively.
Interact and manage communications with publishers, authors, editors, and/or other stakeholders—gaining workflow insights and translating publication objectives into executable solutions on PubPub.
Creatively craft various forms of media, including video abstracts, visualizations, and interactive elements, aimed at enhancing the overall quality and engagement of published technical content.

Identify and showcase exceptional examples of Community Services efforts that push the boundaries of conventional practices.
Stay up-to-date with trends and tools in order to improve the delivery of our services.
Contribute to Community Team goal-setting conversations and brainstorms.
Experiment with and push the boundaries of PubPub to help create models and ideas for users and our team


About You

You have held roles in open scholarly communications (particularly in editorial, production, and/or creative capacities), have a sense of the challenges in the field, and have thoughts on how to bring about positive change.
You’re solution-oriented, communicate effectively, and thrive on engaging with stakeholders across the publication lifecycle. You enjoy shepherding projects from start to finish.
You have a keen eye for detail and are driven to maintain a high level of accuracy, quality, and efficiency.
You’re eager to explore novel techniques and find fulfillment in learning new things to achieve personal and team-wide goals.
You have strong organizational skills to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines effectively, and, importantly, to know when to ask for help or revise the plan when necessary.
You want to work on a team that respects your ideas about the publication process and models that improve scholarship, not just capitalize on it.
You want breathing room to experiment, be thoughtful, and get things right, but without losing sight of an active user base and longer-term goals


Work 4 days per week with a thoughtfully distributed team: we were a remote team before it was a global necessity, and put a lot of effort into making the remote experience a great one. Last summer, we experimented with working 4 days per week (8 hours per day), and never looked back. Learn more about how we work in our

. As it becomes safe to travel and gather again, we are resuming our roughly biannual in-person team retreats at fun locations throughout the U.S., which began with our Vermont retreat in the fall of 2021, NYC “field trip” in spring 2022, and New Orleans retreat in fall 2022.
Enjoy industry-standard perks: a minimum of 5 weeks off per year that we require you to actually use, best-in-class health benefits with generous company contributions, 401k with generous matching, your own computer of choice, a stipend for setting up your home office, and the ability to work 4 days per week, fully remote — with re

Vacancy:  Open Science and Education Communication and Engagement Leader. End of play: Sept 15, 2023 | SPARC Europe

As the SPARC Europe Communication and Engagement Leader, you will work closely with the SPARC Europe Director and with the Open Education Community Manager. You are responsible for effectively communicating and engaging on important Open Science and Open Education to a range of stakeholders to support our change efforts. 

You will do this by taking a targeted approach, strategizing and implementing that strategy in various communities, such as OA books, diamond OA, research data management, open infrastructure, open education and, of course, you will help disseminate the work of SPARC Europe and that of our partners to the relevant audience. 

Responsibilities and tasks 

Disseminating the work of SPARC Europe and its projects in a concise, creative, engaging and targeted way. 
Developing strategies to communicate and engage with our stakeholders effectively year on year. 
Developing and implementing knowledge-sharing activities such as community meetings, webinars, and other events, and using social media and other platforms to share news and good practice. 
Developing and implementing information campaigns to mobilise change or raise awareness. 
Progressing and supporting our networks to develop them into thriving communities of practice. 
Writing blog posts and newsletters as well as concise information materials. 
Conducting some stakeholder research 

Education, experience, knowledge, skills and ability 

A Bachelor degree or equivalent. 
At least 5-10 years communications / marketing experience serving the academic community. Experience with academic libraries is preferred. 
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including strong writing, presentation, social media and meeting facilitation skills. 
Experience with advocating for Open Science and/or Open Education. 
Involvement in managing and growing networks or communities and in building trust in a changing environment. 
Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, with a result-orientated focus. 
Driven yet empathetic, and flexible. 

In short, if you are interested in using your creativity with your strong communication skills and your passion for Open to support change on an international level for a more Open society, this position is for you. 

Remuneration and conditions of appointment 

We are offering a position of employment in an innovative sector for a respected Open policy and advocacy organisation. We are looking for support for 32-40 hours per week. You must be located in Europe. 

Initially it is a contract for one year with the prospect of an extension and a permanent contract. Salary depends on education and experience. We ask you to propose your expected net remuneration in your application. 

The post holder is required to work remotely 4-5 days a week between Monday to Friday, and may be expected to travel to certain meetings or conferences 2-3 times per year in Europe, although these will be limited. 

Further information and applications 

If you are interested in this position, then apply by sending your CV and please state why you are motivated to work with SPARC Europe and why you’re right for the position. How you communicate this motivation is up to you. 

Please send your application no later than Friday, 15 September 2023 to 

The first round of interviews will take place online in September 2023. 

For questions about the vacancy, please contact: Vanessa Proudman, Director, SPARC Europe,



Non-executive Director (Scientific) | Jobs | eLife

“Joining the eight-member Board, the Director will help determine eLife’s strategic priorities and provide effective challenges to the eLife Senior Management Team. They will also assist in developing policy, and maintaining high standards of probity within eLife.

We are looking for a practising senior research scientist with experience of open science, governance (at institutional or board level) and a desire to improve the scholarly communications landscape. We are particularly interested in hearing from researchers working outside Europe (due to geographic location of existing Directors)….”

Vacancy: Project Manager (maternity cover), NORF Ireland. End of play: Aug 30, 2023 | Royal Irish Academy

Applications are invited for the position of Project Manager (maternity cover), National Open Research Forum (NORF) at the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI), located at the Royal Irish Academy. Closing date 30 August.

Department: Digital Repository of Ireland
Contract Type: Specific Purpose
Reports to: Daniel Bangert, National Open Research Coordinator, Digital Repository of Ireland


Applications are invited for the position of Project Manager (maternity cover), National Open Research Forum (NORF) at the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI), located at the Royal Irish Academy. NORF has released a multi-annual National Action Plan for Open Research and a fund has been made available from the HEA and Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to progress actions in the plan via a series of calls for proposals. DRI is the coordinating organisation for NORF and is managing this fund. See: is external)

The DRI, a certified trustworthy digital repository for the arts, humanities and social sciences, is a national infrastructure for preserving and providing access to Ireland’s social and cultural digital data. DRI also operates as a community hub for policy, advocacy, training and best practice in digital preservation, digital archiving, FAIR data management and Open Science. DRI is headquartered at the Royal Irish Academy. See: is external)

The Royal Irish Academy is a predominantly publicly funded institution established for the promotion of learning in the sciences and humanities across the island of Ireland. The Academy’s latest strategic plan for 2019–23 is available here: 

Key purpose of role

This is a specific purpose contract to cover maternity leave working as a Project Manager to support the implementation of Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research(link is external). This plan sets out objectives and actions for the next chapter in Ireland’s transition towards Open Research. The successful candidate will contribute to the implementation of this plan by ensuring efficient administration of funded activities, facilitating cross-project coordination and alignment, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, and assisting with NORF communications and outreach. The NORF Project Manager will be based at the Digital Repository of Ireland at the Royal Irish Academy and will work closely with the National Open Research Coordinator and the National Open Research Forum.

Key accountabilities

The NORF Project Manager responsibilities are to:

Work closely with the National Open Research Coordinator and Ireland’s National Open Research Forum (NORF) to support the implementation of Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research
Support the Digital Repository of Ireland in delivering its NORF responsibilities, including ongoing administration (financial, monitoring, evaluation) of projects funded by the NORF Open Research Fund
Liaise with NORF projects (18 projects estimated) to support individual project progress, measure progress against National Action Plan objectives and priorities, and facilitate exchange between funded projects.
Develop and deliver a plan for consistent project updates to key stakeholders, ensuring effective internal communications within NORF and NORF-funded projects.
Support the full events management cycle, from identifying required events through to planning, logistics and delivery.
Identify opportunities to widen the scope of researcher engagement and stakeholder awareness of NORF activities and raise awareness of Open Research across the Irish higher education and research landscape.
Manage and populate key external communications platforms including the NORF website, newsletter and social media.
Seek out and identify opportunities for funding to support implementation of the National Action Plan and assist with funding proposal writing.

Person specification

Essential qualifications

A third-level qualification in a relevant discipline
A minimum of three years’ experience in a project management or operations management function, including financial administration (e.g. managing budgets, tender processes, etc.)
Demonstrable understanding of Open Research/Open Science policies and practices in a research context
Evidence of the ability to work with numerous diverse stakeholders towards common goals and to use initiative to address roadblocks.
Evidence of excellent personal communication skills, with demonstrable ability to engage and communicate effectively with a wide

OpenEdition recrute un·e chargé·e de la coopération internationale pour développer la communauté française d’OPERAS. Date Limite Candidature : lundi 28 août 2023 | L’Édition électronique ouverte

Informations générales

Lieu de travail : Marseille
Type de contrat : CDD Technique/Administratif
Durée du contrat : 12 mois
Date d’embauche prévue : 2 novembre 2023
Date limite de candidature : 28 août 2023
Quotité de travail : Temps complet
Rémunération : entre 2 350€ et 2 634€ bruts mensuels selon expérience
Niveau d’études souhaité : Niveau 6 – (Bac+3 ou 4)
Expérience souhaitée : 1 à 4 années
BAP : Gestion et Pilotage
Emploi type : Chargé·e de la coopération internationale


Le·la chargé·e de coopération internationale met en œuvre la stratégie d’OpenEdition en matière de coopération internationale et veille à ce qu’elle soit cohérente avec la stratégie générale de l’Unité. Il·elle participe pleinement au développement de l’infrastructure OPERAS coordonnée par OpenEdition Center.
Il·elle a plus particulièrement en charge la coordination et le soutien de la communauté française d’OPERAS, regroupant potentiellement l’ensemble des acteurs de la communication savante de sciences humaines et sociales en France, qui cherchent à mettre en oeuvre une stratégie de coopération et de développement européenne et internationale. Il·elle a également un rôle d’orientation des acteurs français vers les infrastructures SHS (Cessda, Dariah, etc…) qui peuvent répondre plus pertinemment à leurs besoins.


Accompagner les acteurs français de la communication scientifique ouverte en SHS vers une intégration dans la communauté des infrastructures européennes, en particulier OPERAS, notamment via la participation aux activités (groupes de travail, services, projets)
Organiser des rencontres, événements, actions de communication en direction de la communauté cible entre autres pour mieux faire connaître les actions et perspectives liées aux projets européens en France et à l’étranger
Collecter auprès de la communauté cible, tous types d’information sur ses besoins en matière de coopération européenne et internationale
Promouvoir à l’international les outils, services, projets développés au sein des infrastructures participant au projet COMMONS et travailler à leur intégration dans l’EOSC
Exercer une veille stratégique sur les acteurs internationaux susceptibles de collaborer avec les infrastructures impliquées dans COMMONS
Mettre en place et animer les dispositifs de communication permettant à la communauté d’échanger de manière continue
Représenter OpenEdition et OPERAS dans les réunions nationales, communautaires et internationales traitant de la communication scientifique, de l’accès ouvert et des humanités numériques
S’impliquer dans des réseaux professionnels, notamment pour les actions communautaires


Connaissance approfondie en communication et animation des communautés
Connaissance approfondie des acteurs de la publication scientifique et de l’édition en accès ouvert en sciences humaines et sociales
Connaissance générale des infrastructures et des politiques de la science ouverte en Europe, y compris l’EOSC
Connaissance générale des mécanismes de financement par projet par la Commission Européenne
Connaissance générale de l’organisation et fonctionnement de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche publique
Connaissance générale des outils et technologies de publication scientifique en ligne et de traitement des données
Connaissance générale de l’organisation de l’Information Scientifique et Technique au niveau français et international
Connaissance générale des pratiques et problématiques de recherche en sciences humaines et sociales
Capacité d’analyse et de synthèse
Aptitude à utiliser les logiciels spécifiques à l’activité (documents collaboratifs, messagerie instantanée)
Maîtrise de l’expression écrite en français et anglais
Langue française : C1 à C2 (cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues)
Langue anglaise : B1 à C2 (cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues)
Goût du travail en équipe

Contexte de travail

Le·la chargé·e de coopération internationale travaillera dans le cadre du projet COMMONS, projet EquipEx+ obtenu par les infrastructures OpenEdition, Huma-Num et Métopes pour le développement de moyens mutualisés pour des services et données ouvertes en SHS. Le projet COMMONS vise à couvrir l’ensemble de la chaîne de production des connaissances, de la constitution des données à leur diffusion dans la sphère publique, assurant à la fois l’accès aux publications et aux données, ainsi que la liaison réciproque entre publications et données. Pour ce faire, COMMONS construira un environnement intégré adapté aux parcours et aux besoins des utilisateurs et utilisatrices de l’équipement.
Le·la chargé·e de coopération internationale est positionné au sein d’OpenEdition C

ARL Executive Director

“The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) seeks a highly strategic and innovative thoughtful leader, who will effectively collaborate with the ARL membership to advance the Association’s aspirations, strategic goals, and commitments in line with its mission, vision, and values….

[One qualification sought:] Demonstrated understanding of the trends in scholarship and scholarly communication, particularly within open scholarship; and familiarity with copyright and the intellectual property environment.”

Job: Coordinator, Project Support and Open Publication. End of play: Aug 11, 2023 | BCcampus


The BCcampus Coordinator, Project Support and Open Publication provides coordination, support, and open publication for projects and strategic initiatives that advance effective and innovative collaborative leadership practices across the B.C. post-secondary system. The position reports to the Senior Project Manager and works with other BCcampus staff, higher education administrators, faculty and staff from partner institutions and community organizations, students, contractors, suppliers, as well as with representatives of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills and other Ministries as appropriate.

Position Outcomes:

Coordinate with project managers on the planning and delivery of BCcampus project meetings and events, including meeting logistics (polling, invitations, tracking, agendas, and tech support) and follow up (minutes, action items)
Provide calendar support to Project Managers and other BCcampus staff
Assist with research using both primary and secondary sources
Create and monitor participation and evaluation data 
Coordinate, support and maintain digital project records
Coordinate consistent communication with project stakeholders and contract personnel (writers, editors, content experts etc.)
Coordinate with the Manager, Production and Publishing to add, update and archive resources in the B.C. Open Collection
Produce and format Open Educational Resources (OER) using multiple digital tools to ensure they:

Follow the BCcampus style guide and accessibility criteria
Display and function well in multiple formats
Are copyright compliant and follow citation and attribution guidelines

Identify and fix problems with HTML and CSS code
Share knowledge openly
Establish strong, positive, productive relationships
Contribute to a positive, supportive, and strong team culture at BCcampus
Continually expand and update professional knowledge

Education and Subject Matter Expertise:

Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education, and at least 2 years of related experience

Knowledge and Experience:

High attention to detail and superior organization skills
Demonstrated ability to prioritize workflow effectively
Excellent MS Office and Adobe skills
Proficiency in communication tools such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams
Strong writing, editing and communication skills
Experience editing, producing and publishing digital content, including different file formats and web-based content management systems such as WordPress, Pressbooks and Kaltura
Knowledge of copyright and Creative Commons licensing
Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive
Work well under pressure, effectively meet deadlines and build consensus through a team-based approach

The following skills and experience will be considered an asset:

Experience with open digital publishing processes and tools
Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, including ability to identify and fix problems
Foundational project management knowledge
Experience working with the B.C. post-secondary sector

EDI Statement:

BCcampus is committed to inclusion. From the workplace to our learning spaces, we value diversity and are actively working to decolonize our organization and the ways in which we collaborate with others. We believe that a more diverse team will help us better support the individuals and communities we work with. Our definitions for this work are as follows:

Equity is the absence of barriers that exclude people with non-dominant or marginalized lived experiences, perspectives, and identities. We recognize that everyone is not starting from the same place and that there is a need for intent