WGI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

WGI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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WGI DEI Mission Statement

We strive to foster relationships across race, age, gender, religion, identity, and experience for our performers, directors, staff, and spectators, which yields an environment rich in creativity, strong in diversity, and fortified by our love of the marching arts.

We strive to foster relationships across race, age, gender, religion, identity, and experience for our performers, directors, staff, and spectators, which yields an environment rich in creativity, strong in diversity, and fortified by our love of the marching arts.

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WGI DEI Mission Statement

We strive to foster relationships across race, age, gender, religion, identity, and experience for our performers, directors, staff, and spectators, which yields an environment rich in creativity, strong in diversity, and fortified by our love of the marching arts.

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With the FLP, we now have a program that can harness performers talents far beyond the competition floor.

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With the FLP, we now have a program that can harness performers talents far beyond the competition floor.

WGI Initiatives
& Resources

The I AM WGI: Future Leaders Program aims to lay the groundwork for mentorship of aspiring leaders from within the WGI community. This program is a comprehensive mentorship and leadership opportunity designed to foster the next generation of leaders in our activity.

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The I AM WGI: Emerging Voices Award is a community-funded monetary award that strives to reduce financial barriers for historically underrepresented participants with high artistic skills, and leadership promise as well as individuals who show promise to be a beacon for positive change in their communities and WGI.

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The WGI Board of Directors; WGI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee; and the WGI Future Leaders Program (FLP) are proud to announce the promotion and education of Inclusive Costuming.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND VIEW THE INCLUSIVE COSTUMING RESOURCES

WGI proudly supports LGBTQ+ Pride this month and throughout the year. We have compiled the following resources (accessible year-round) to help inform and educate on the challenges that LGBTQ+ individuals face, highlighting a few of the many programs and organizations that are working to make a positive impact on the LGBTQ+ Community. 

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WGI DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Rodney Bailey,  Ed Devlin,  Fred Feeny,  Shavon Garcia, Heather Graham,  Wayne Harris, Donnie Ross, Terry Sanders,  Kevin Shah,  Nicole Younger