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How we will develop programs, services, resources & products representative of & accessible to the people of CT & other Sea Grant stakeholders:

Visibly demonstrate our commitment to DEI by striving to make Connecticut Sea Grant research, outreach, educational programs, resources and opportunities available and accessible to everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, place of origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, disability or veteran status Plan events, meetings and presentations that: Avoid key cultural and religious holidays […]

How we will welcome multiple perspectives and encourage open expression of ideas:

Model and require respectful behavior in all personal interactions because words and actions, or the lack thereof, have powerful meanings In CTSG-sponsored, co-sponsored or facilitated meetings, programs, events and office spaces: Clearly articulate expectations for respectful behavior that offers everyone a chance to participate Treat everyone as an individual who is unique and has something […]

How we will pursue staff education about DEI & environmental justice in CTSG & the communities we serve:

Commit to continued professional development to acquire a basic understanding of inequities based upon age, race, gender, religion, income and other demographic characteristics. (e.g., monthly staff meeting that includes guest speakers and/or reviewing, sharing and discussing relevant articles, information or tools; participation in other learning opportunities) Learn about inequities that exist across Connecticut communities and […]

Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program

Connecticut Sea Grant, through its competitive funding program the Arts Support Awards Program, will award up to $1000 to an artist or group of artists. The winning submission will be selected on the basis of aesthetic quality, relevance to coastal and marine environments and Connecticut Sea Grant themes, as well as its potential impact on non-traditional audiences.