No matter your age, creed, disability, ethnic background, gender, marital status, national origin, political activities or beliefs, race, religion, sexual orientation, or size, SVEA supports your right to live and learn in our community without fear of discrimination.
The Snoqualmie Valley Education Association (SVEA) supports the promotion of the civil, professional, and human rights of all members of the Association.
The SVEA believes that education must develop respect for the rights of all and opposes all forms of discrimination.
The SVEA supports programs and instruction that encourage individuals to seek greater understanding of other people's perspectives and experiences in an atmosphere of respect and dignity.
The SVEA believes that no person should be discriminated against on the basis of age, creed, disability, ethnic background, gender, marital status, national origin, political activities or beliefs, race, religion, sexual orientation, or size.
The SVEA also believes that immigration legislation must recognize contributions of immigrants to our nation, protections for all workers regardless of immigration status, protection from employer mistreatment, facilitation of family reunification, and equitable laws regarding civil rights and liberty.
The SVEA further believes that the legal rights and responsibilities with regard to medical decisions, taxes, inheritance, adoption, and immigration of a domestic partnership, a civil union, and/or a marriage belong to all adults regardless of disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.
The SVEA also believes its affiliates need to pursue school activities in recognition of the significance of human rights and the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and other pioneers in the continuing struggle for human rights.