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Group Agreements

Establishing rules for working together is a great opportunity to shift culture by promoting equity and inclusion in group decision-making processes and general meeting spaces. Group agreements can provide guidance and serve as a tool for shared accountability.
Source: BUMG EVI

Priority Matrix
Prioritize local EVI activities based on the following criteria: equity/impact, feasibility, and time/resources.
Source: BUMG EVI

What If Instead of Calling People Out, We Called Them In?
Professor Loretta J. Ross is combating cancel culture with a popular class at Smith College.
Source: New York Times

How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them
In this TED Talk, Vernā Myers vigorously counter-balancing bias by connecting with, and learning about and from the groups we fear (19 minutes)
Source: American & Moore 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Your Full Self: Social Identities + the Workplace
“Social identities are a specific type of identity that are the ‘result of shared constructions and social relations’ based on human-created societal norms (Johnson, 2006). It is helpful to look at the social identities that are most distinct and impactful in American life today.”
Source: YWCA Boston

AY22 Summary of Department/Section EVI Related Efforts + Initiatives
We are thrilled to highlight ongoing equity, vitality, and inclusion efforts at the department/section level, and connect local champions, leaders, and allies.