Unified Statement

The National Academy of Health and Physical Literacy is a diverse, inclusive, member-driven organization advancing the dimensions of health and physical literacy through professional development, advocacy, mentoring, and applied research.
The Academy is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access for all members.
We will seek to educate and acknowledge that inclusive practices assist in eliminating racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, as well as all types of discrimination.
The Academy respects and celebrates individuals for who they are and encourages individuals to participate at all levels of the organization as their authentic selves.
We are guided by:

• Equity – Provide consistent fairness in opportunities for all members.
• Diversity – Acknowledge, support and value differences.
• Inclusion – Provide access to opportunities and resources for individuals as their authentic-self.

The Academy will always take an active role to promote solidarity and serve our diverse society. We will continue to use our collective voices to make progressive steps towards ensuring equality for all, by providing safe and affirming spaces at all times.