Building the Road as We Travel

How the Union of Concerned Scientists is working to center justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in our science-based advocacy, impact, and workplaces.

Published Jul 28, 2021


In 2020, the Union of Concerned Scientists made a commitment to redouble our racial equity efforts to become a more diverse, inclusive, and anti-racist organization.

This document describes the past year of efforts by staff and board members—early steps—in our ongoing journey of organizational transformation. Here we share some background, early lessons, and steps we have taken to date.

As we continue this work, we encourage our partners and supporters to provide us with candid feedback that can help us continuously learn and improve.