b'MESSAGE FROM MARSHA MEDALIE, CEOThis five-year diversity and inclusion strategic plan is our roadmap, a strong and solid plan to fully realize our vision of the supportive and responsive organization we striveto be.As we grow and evolve to meet the needs of the manycommunities we serve, we have to be an effectiverepresentative of those communities.Our own diverseRiverside communityincluding employees, leadership, andboard of directorsmust reflect the people we serve, as wellas our guiding mission and values.Our people are our strength.And in all our diversity ofbackground, experience, ability, language, and culture,Riversides employees are critical to delivering excellentMarsha Medalie,service and developing innovative programs.And we want CEOpeople of color, people with lived experience, members ofthe LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities and fromall walks of lifeto join us in living and delivering on our mission goals.I pledge my time, energy, and resources to meet the ideals embodied in this plan.3'