Confirm what each letter and symbol stands for in some commonly used acronyms, such as LGBTQ+, as a helpful starting point for recognizing and respecting human diversity in terms of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Explore a key component of DEI -- equity -- in greater detail. What is equity and how does it differ from equality? Learn why equity is described as “leveling the playing field” versus treating everyone the same way.
Learn to differentiate the concepts of bias, prejudice, and racism and analyze how these three forces feed into each other, resulting in systemic racism. Seeing these connections can help us as individuals and as a society to function in a healthier, more equitable and inclusive way.