Mission Statement, Definition and Vision for Diversity

The Office of Diversity Initiatives assists the National Trust for Historic Preservation's programs, regional offices, and historic sites in fulfilling our organization’s mission of saving the nation's diverse historic places and revitalizing communities.

Mission

To engage America's diverse communities in preserving and sharing the stories and places that matter to them.

Vision

The National Trust for Historic Preservation enriches historic preservation by embracing the full range of American cultural experiences.

Definition

The National Trust for Historic Preservation defines diversity in terms of people and places.  Diversity is inclusive of race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical characteristics and abilities, and socio-economic backgrounds.  It also encompasses historic places, communities, and geographic areas representing the full range of American cultural experiences.