Do This When You See Inequities

Do This When You See Inequities

This month we’ve been exploring inequity – what it is, how to spot it, and today we’ll look at three things you can do when you see inequities. Recognizing injustice and unfairness is a start, but there is absolutely more that we can all do to ensure we address...
Let’s Clarify the Meaning of Equity

Let’s Clarify the Meaning of Equity

This month we’ll begin a deep dive into inequity. We’ll explore what it is, unpack why it’s a problem for a healthy democracy, and learn the origins of many inequities in our society today. We’ll also explore what we can do individually and collectively to dismantle...
Explore Your Own Unconscious Bias

Explore Your Own Unconscious Bias

“Two fish are swimming in the water and an older, wiser fish swims by. He says, “Good morning, how’s the water?” One of the younger fish looks a bit puzzled and says, “Excuse me, what is water?” – David Foster Wallace – Commencement Speech Excerpt. Racism...
The Meaning of Juneteenth

The Meaning of Juneteenth

On this day in 1865, after the Civil War ended, enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas were told they were free from bondage – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation declared them so.  In celebration of the news, the day became known as...