USA Swimming, October 2016
“USA Swimming is committed to a culture of inclusion and opportunity for people of diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, age, income, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Our organization is sensitive to differences between ethnic/ USA SWIMMING CLUB DEVELOPMENT | 3 cultural groups, and is dedicated to values of inclusion and respect. We recognize and respect that the term “Asian American” refers broadly to individuals of or relating to Asia or to any of its peoples or languages. This includes those who relate to or identify as Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, or other Asian groups. For the sake of this Cultural Resource Guide, the term Asian American is used to refer generally to anyone identifying geographically, linguistically, or culturally with Asian origins. We will use the term “Asian American” as a representative term for all groups.