Purpose

I-DIEM is a global non-profit established to facilitate change by integrating equity into all aspects of emergency management. Our focus is on humanity and our vision supports the empowerment of marginalized communities within all phases of the disaster management cycle.

Mission

Our mission is to support development and implementation of innovative community-based mitigation and adaptation projects to enhance resilience in diverse, vulnerable, and underserved communities.

Vision

The vision of I-DIEM is to enhance global resilience and improve emergency management outcomes by leveraging diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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He grew up in the segregated South attending elementary schools with no indoor plumbing, no cafeteria and no white students. Later, he went on to lead efforts in Congress to make the federal response to disasters and climate change more equitable to low-income people and communities of color.

statement from the cEO

“The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management was founded to serve as a source of hope for the future of emergency management. It is my belief that there is a fierce urgency of now. As we stand at the precipice of change, let us leap together into a diverse, inclusive and equitable future for everyone.”

– Chauncia Willis

Who we are

The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) is a global non-profit established to facilitate change by integrating equity into all aspects of emergency management. Our focus is on humanity and our vision supports the empowerment of marginalized communities within all phases of the disaster management cycle.

I-DIEM Deploys Equity Response Team

to Monitor Equitable Response and Recovery

Race to $20,000

Lt. General Julius Becton Jr. Scholarship Challenge

I-DIEM’s approach leverages diversity, inclusion, and equitable practices to build community resilience and improve disaster outcomes, especially for the most disadvantaged individuals and communities. Our holistic approach recognizes the value of the diverse attributes of each individual and community while understanding that historic and existing inequities creates barriers that limits the ability to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from disasters.