Creating conditions where connection occurs and factors like race, geography, and income do not predict belonging and thriving
DEVELOP EQUITY VOCABULARY
How can I become more comfortable identifying and talking about inequity?
Ready to facilitate a conversation with your team where you want to learn and hear from divergent and diverse perspectives? Inviting the team to premediate the structure, norms and protocols is a critical step. Practice with this resource from Essential Partners.
Listen to Brene Brown talk with Emmanuel Acho, Fox Sports Analyst (Co-Host, FS1 “Speak for Yourself”) and Host/Producer of Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, about driving open and uncomfortable dialogue about racism in context of history and culture today.
This presentation from the North Carolina Resilience and Learning Project dives into data, strategies and policy recommendations for understanding adverse childhood experiences and creating change in trauma-informed equity supports in schools.
How do I adopt an asset-based perspective of differences?
Dr. Chris Emdin is committed to "reimagining education for kids like me who didn't want any parts of it." He shares his perspectives and ideas on this talk with Tim Knowles of the Carnegie Foundation
Although designed for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), anyone engaging with children and families can benefit from this quick and simple activity. Follow the instructions on the first page to practice using a resource lens, then learn more on the second page about the behavioral and outcome differences between using a deficit lens and a resource lens.
Author Vanessa Siddle Walker describes how desegregation failed to be an additive model but the original vision for aspiration, advocacy and access could be renewed through the commitments and collaborations of educators
What is my role in perpetuating inequity? How do I promote equity, instead?
According to the experts at FranklinCovey, your workplace can achieve its highest performance rate once you start to overcome your biases and allow your employees to be whole people. This book provides tools to reframe the unconscious thoughts that are part of the human condition--and can have vast effects on our success
On this episode of A Bit of Optimism with Simon Sinek, Chole Valdary shares her point of view about how to navigate the world of diversity, equity and inclusion--by first finding love within ourselves.