Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Statement

The Discover Long Island Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s primary objective is to ensure that the diversity of our region and the rich cultural history of Long Island is represented, highlighted and celebrated in the promotion of our destination. We define diversity as people of different race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identities.

This Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Committee will assist in guiding this effort for Discover Long Island through intentional and deliberate recommendations to showcase diversity in marketing materials for a welcoming and inclusive depiction of Long Island, to highlight businesses in historically underrepresented communities and to provide ideas and inspiration for expanding diversity in partnerships, staff and board members.

As part of Discover Long Island's commitment to support, showcase and celebrate the diversity of our region, we have relaunched our Black-Owned Business Partnership Grant Program, with the support of our partners at Jake's 57 Casino Hotel. With a $5,000 investment, the program will provide 10…

Diverse Owned Business Partners: