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Figure A.1 10 Ways We Can Embed EDI in our Community
Acknowledge your privilege and your perspectives on EDI work.
- Recognize Intersectional Oppression
Recognize how systems of oppression create barriers to full participation.
- Acknowledge Your Biases
Recognize the importance of taking the lead of equity-seeking groups.
- Address Your Biases
Identify and address how unconscious bias contributes to systems of oppression.
- Celebrate Diversity
Celebrate equity-deserving folks without tokenizing or appropriating culture.
- Inclusive Language
Use inclusive language and monitor changing EDI language.
Find ways to apply an anti-oppression lens in your daily activities.
- Interrupt oppression
Interrupt systems of oppression when you witness them operating to exclude, stigmatize, or “other” equity-deserving folks.
- Active Participation
Create a personal action plan to interrupt systems of oppression.
- Commit to Deepening Your Knowledge and Understanding
Commit to a lifelong journey of learning and unlearning about lived experiences different from your own.