Every member and family of the Great Lakes Region should feel welcome, regardless of race, gender, identity, socioeconomic status or other identifications.
The Region is committed to creating an environment in which diverse individuals may participate in volleyball activities in an atmosphere of tolerance, support, civility, and respect for rights and sensitivities regardless of personal characteristics or beliefs. The Region is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment opportunities without regard to personal characteristics unrelated to ability or performance. The Region does not discriminate against any person because of age, ancestry, skin pigment, disability, handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, gender, or sexual orientation. The Region supports the principal of broad opportunity as an essential element in the lives of students, officials, players, and coaches. Therefore, the Region will take proactive steps to support and extend these principles where such action might assist their positive expansion and help forestall decisions placing them in jeopardy.