inclusion of different types of people in a group or organization; different characteristics in a group of people. Characteristics include that which makes us unique, such as cognitive skills, personality traits, points of view and life experiences, and represents identity, including race, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, cultural background and many others.
In Wellington we celebrate our diversity as a strength. We’re committed to creating a culture of equity, inclusion, engagement, and respect with residents of all ethnicities, cultures, and genders.
June : Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Month - dedicated to recognizing the impact, contributions and significance of the LGBTQ community.
June 19 : Juneteenth - also know as Freedom Day - commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
June 28: Stonewall Uprising Commemorative - Honoring the Stonewall uprising, known as the birth of the modern LGBT movement.
This June, join us in the celebration of diversity in our Great Hometown! Take a moment to share any of the following on your social media pages with #WellingtonDiversity.
- Your favorite books, movies, art, or music representing diverse populations and different abilities, showcasing unique experiences and/or points of view. Visit the Palm Beach County Public Library System for book lists, or to stream movies and music.
- Your favorite local businesses and diverse entrepreneurs
- Stories of your neighbors and friends that represent the unique experiences of Wellington residents.