In 2019-2020, the NLN will

  • Promote a population of nurses and nurse educators who mirror the diversity of the nation.  
  • Advocate for policies that enrich and sustain culturally relevant nursing education that leads to interprofessional, evidence-based health care delivery and reduction in health disparities.
  • Support policies that recognize the dynamic and diverse needs of individuals, families, and communities within the nation.
  • Promote policies and evidence-based strategies to foster and sustain inclusivity and civility in academic and health care environments. 
  • Support incorporation of National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in all education and practice settings.