KVCR Statement on Diversity
KVCR strives to maintain and support a staff and program service for our station that reflects the communities it serves in the Inland Empire of Southern California, particularly San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. As a reflection of the diverse population and listenership in our coverage area, KVCR is a media outlet that celebrates the power of diversity on-air, online and in the workplace. KVCR believes that diversity considerations include race, gender, disability, protected veterans, religious belief, age, nationality, sexual orientation, gender-identity, physicality, education and socio-economic status.
Public media organizations like KVCR adhere to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria in formally adopting goals for diversity and report any advancements or progress made in these areas to our community. Following this, KVCR has adopted the below goals and guiding principles related to diversity:
- To recruit, support, train and retain a diverse workplace that represents the community it serves. Particular attention is paid to the staff that create content.
- To produce content that includes diverse voices and perspectives, enabling cultural and social authenticity in the opinions expressed.
- To provide equal opportunity in employment and follow all EEO guidelines and principles set forth by our licensee San Bernardino Community College District.
- To create and maintain opportunities for emerging radio professionals from diverse backgrounds to develop the skills needed to succeed in Public Radio.