Celebrating Disability Independence Day

July 26, 2022 marks the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of life. The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability just as other civil rights laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,…Read More

WATCH LIVE on September 10: LGBTQ Community in Sailing – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series

The next episode in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series focuses on the LGBTQ+ community in sailing. The Starboard Portal panel will share their personal and professional perspectives, and provide recommendations on how sailing organizations can work to be more inclusive to individuals who represent this community. The panel will discuss ways sailors and sailing organizations can implement strategies to increase awareness and opportunities for individuals from these diverse backgrounds. The panel will offer practical guidance for conducting outreach in your local communities and best practices on fostering these relationships.

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Debora Abrams-Wright is Leading Comrades-in-Arms and More

As the Chairman of the US Sailing Diversity and Inclusion Committee and as a recent addition to the Board of Directors at Hudson River Community Sailing (HRCS), Sergeant Debora Abrams-Wright has come a long way in a relatively short time.

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