The Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ (CAND) is committed to ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion with all Registered Dietitians (RD) and to whom all RDs serve. CAND values the benefits that diversity brings to nutrition and dietetics, and offers inclusive opportunities to individuals with varied backgrounds, ideas, and talents from underrepresented minority groups. Diverse membership will continue to foster our trust and relationships with our patients, clients and consumers. Diversity brings to light all the unique intricacies and values that culture brings to food and nutrition and a diverse RD membership will continue to showcase why RDs are the food and nutrition experts.
Academy Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The Academy encourages diversity and inclusion by striving to recognize, respect and include differences in ability, age, creed, culture, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, size, and socioeconomic characteristics in the nutrition and dietetics profession.