Share Your Story

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Please consider sharing a story from your UCEDD, LEND or organization that highlights a success or activity related to inclusion and diversity.

Tell us: About your story, activity, project, or resource. How does it relate to inclusion or diversity? Please be as specific as possibly, if you are, for example, sharing a story about how a survey has changed, please provide an example or two of the survey's questions. If you are sharing a story about a group or activity, please include links where people might find more information.

Who should submit: Anyone may submit a story, provided your agreement with the 'Terms and Release' below.

When to submit: Ongoing

What you will receive: Upon submitting via the online form, you will receive an email confirmation that the file(s) were received by AUCD. You will not receive any compensation, financial or otherwise, for your submission. If selected for inclusion in the project, your name, photo(s), and product (if applicable) will be featured on the Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit’s website's 'Story from the Network' section.

How your video or text/photo will be used:

Your submission will be considered for inclusion on the home page of the Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit website where we highlight stories from the network and other instances of network promotion. AUCD reserves the right to edit the submission for length and content. By submitting content to AUCD, you understand that all or portions of your submitted items, including your product, video, name, and image may be used by AUCD in this project or at a later date.

If you are unable to use the form below or need to speak your answers, contact AUCD at
Phone: 301-588-8252
Email: ImplementDiversity@aucd.org

How-To Video: Submit Your Story in our Online Form

Terms and Release

By submitting this content to AUCD, I hereby authorize AUCD permission to use the content therein in any and all of its publications. I understand and agree that any content using my likeness will become property of AUCD and will not be returned. I acknowledge that my participation with AUCD is voluntary and I will receive no financial compensation. I hereby irrevocably authorize AUCD to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute this content for purposes of publicizing AUCD or any other lawful purpose. In addition, I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of my content. I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge AUCD from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization. I am at least 18 years of age and submitting this content under my own name or as the legal representative of those named herein. By submitting this content to AUCD, I acknowledge that I have read this release and I fully understand the contents, meaning, and impact of this release.

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