Compassionate Action for Animals (CAA) seeks to create a space that is welcoming for people of all backgrounds. CAA is committed to equal opportunity and shall follow the spirit and intent of all federal, state and local law. To that end, the Board of Directors, Executive Director, and staff of Compassionate Action for Animals will not discriminate against any employee, applicant, volunteer, or event participant. CAA is committed to providing equal opportunity for all without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, genetic information, family responsibilities, leave status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. Evaluations shall be conducted on the basis of performance. CAA’s policy regarding equal opportunity applies to all aspects of event participation, volunteering and employment, including recruitment, hiring, job assignments, promotions, working conditions, scheduling, benefits, wage and salary administration, disciplinary action, termination, and social, educational, and recreational programs.