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SOAR Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Implementation Toolkit

SOAR programs must consider how implicit biases may contribute to disparities in how SOAR services are accessed by and delivered to diverse groups. From hiring and supporting staff to identifying eligible SOAR applicants to writing a Medical Summary Report (MSR), there are many ways to encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion in SSI/SSDI application assistance while creating work environments where SOAR providers can thrive.

Putting Equity Tools Into Action

The SOAR DEI Implementation Toolkit provides links to the resources and guidance provided by the SOAR TA Center along with examples of how these tools have been used in SOAR programs across the country. In addition, the following SOAR DEI exercises are described:

Download the DEI Implementation Toolkit  - coming soon!