Diversity & Inclusion
The mission of the Eastern Zone is:
To develop a unified organization designed to work in cooperation with the LSCs to support and promote the Eastern Zone Swimming Membership.
Inquiries: Please email the EZ Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, Nadine Jesionek at Najohnjes@gmail.com
EZ Diversity/Inclusion Mailing List - This list will be used to send out information and news about Eastern zone diversity and inclusion events. This list is open to all interested individuals.
Programs & Events
2019 EZ Diversity and Inclusion Swim Camp and Summit
The athlete application for the 2019 Eastern Zone Diversity Select Camp is now open! Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, April 5th. The application to be on the coaching staff is also open. Camp staff applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, April 5th.
Each spring, USA Swimming invites 48 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education sessions and team-building activities. Selection is based on times swum at USA Swimming sanctioned events.
SITE: University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
DATES:June 6-9, 2019. Athletes will arrive on Thursday and depart on Sunday morning.
PURPOSE: Instill a vision of success and inspire athletes from ethnically under-represented populations to become leaders in the sport of swimming.
2019 National Diversity Select Camp
Information about the USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp, May 2-5, 2019. The application deadline is Feb. 8.
2018 National Diversity Select Camp
Information about the USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp, May 3-6, 2018. The application deadline is Feb. 9.
2017 EZ Diversity and Inclusion Swim Camp and Summit
The Eastern Zone hosted its 4th ever Diversity Select Summit at the University of Buffalo June 15 - 18, 2017
2015 EZ Diversity and Inclusion Swim Camp and Summit
The Eastern Zone hosted its 3rd ever Diversity Select Summit at the University of Maryland June 25-28th, 2015
2013 EZ Diversity Swim Summit
Eastern Zone hosted it's 2nd Eastern Zone Diversity Summit in Boston, MA. We had representation from 11 of the 12 LSCs that make up the Eastern Zone! Thank you to those LSCs who could participate.
Link to video on the summit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWDYKVAtl_A