Equity vs. Equality: Why the Difference Matters

Description: Equality vs Equity; Access vs. Outcome: What are the differences and where does our responsibility lie? Through an experiential exercise, participants will have the opportunity to explore the impact of personal and group dynamics on diversity and inclusion while examining the differences between equality and equity and how those differences impact our perceptions, opportunities, and outcomes.


  • Understand the difference between equality and equity
  • Consider the impact of such differences
  • Discuss and plan methods to address inequity

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