Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement
YOU are welcome, valued, and celebrated at United Catholic Youth Ministries because YOU are the Body of Christ! The foundation of the mission and ministry of United Catholic Youth Ministries is to thoughtfully, prayerfully, and with intention build a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion are respected, intentionally valued, and practiced by creating bold, innovative, and pastoral strategies that can serve as a model for formation, outreach, and pastoral ministry for all those served through United Catholic Youth Ministries.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Staff
Kai Chuckas (he/él)
Kai has spent his life making sure everyone is celebrated, no matter their background or identity. Kai holds a degree in critical social thought with an emphasis in diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education from Mount Holyoke College and has worked professionally with organizations that support the LGBTQ+ community.
Our Diversity Council is a small group of UCYM leaders who are intent on holding UCYM accountable to its DEI statement.