As a black woman majority-owned business, our bed and breakfast in historic Rocheport, Missouri, is deeply committed to fostering a welcoming space that embodies diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging. Here are some specific ways we prioritize these principles:

  1. Embracing Diversity: We celebrate diversity in all its forms and actively promote an inclusive environment where guests from diverse backgrounds feel valued and respected. Our team reflects a variety of experiences and perspectives, ensuring that everyone feels represented and welcomed.
  2. Empowering Our Staff: We prioritize hiring and empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds, including women, and providing them with opportunities for growth and leadership within our organization. By investing in our staff, we create a more inclusive and equitable workplace where everyone has the chance to thrive.

  3. Advocating for Human Rights: We stand firmly for human rights and equality for all. Our business practices uphold principles of fairness, justice, and dignity, and we actively support initiatives that promote human rights locally and globally.
  4. Promoting Peace and Harmony: Our bed and breakfast serves as a peaceful retreat where guests can escape the stresses of everyday life and find solace in tranquility. We cultivate an atmosphere of harmony and understanding, fostering meaningful connections and promoting empathy among guests and staff.

  5. Safe and Inclusive Environment: We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all guests, free from discrimination, harassment, or bias. Our policies and procedures are designed to uphold these principles and ensure that everyone who walks through our doors feels welcome and valued.

  6. Continuous Learning and Improvement: We recognize that diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging are ongoing journeys, and we are committed to continuous learning and improvement. We actively seek feedback from guests and employees, participate in training and education programs, and regularly assess our practices to ensure they align with our values.

By embodying these values in our day-to-day operations and interactions, we aim to not only provide exceptional hospitality but also to contribute to a more just, equitable, and peaceful world.