The Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden supports diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and promotes a safe and engaging experience that welcomes all to enjoy. We seek to inspire and engage people of all backgrounds by creating a positive and impactful experience. We also seek to build sustainable relationships with people who represent diverse communities, organizations, and businesses.
Statement/Guiding Principles on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The Dallas Arboretum strives to create a workplace of complete acceptance and consistently promotes the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. These values
strengthen our ability to manage and maintain our public venue and are essential to our mission to achieve excellence and provide open access to all who seek to enjoy our venue.
The Dallas Arboretum values diversity in all forms— including diversity of age, culture, all abilities, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religious background, sexual orientation and veteran status. We also recognize our responsibility to be a model of fairness and equal opportunity through cultivation.
The Dallas Arboretum provides a welcoming and inclusive environment of mutual respect for visitors, staff, and the community at large, of all backgrounds and identities. We recognize that the adoption of this Statement is the responsibility of the entire organization. To ensure the successful implementation of this statement, the Dallas Arboretum is committed to a workplace that values responsibility, accountability, and that carries out the organization’s values on diversity and inclusion and all related goals and objectives.