The Obsession with Faux Diversity

The Obsession with Faux Diversity

Diversity, (equity, and inclusion) are among the latest buzz words in the C-suite, nonprofit board rooms, behind government doors, and among the noise of the inter webs. Every conference, blog, workshop, event, or meeting is laced with agendas filled with these words. But is it really faux diversity?

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In All the Equity Talk, We’ve Skipped Diversity & Inclusion

In All the Equity Talk, We’ve Skipped Diversity & Inclusion

For the past year, maybe even a little longer, I’ve repeated the same phrase over and over again with a shake of my head and frustrated heart, and mind. “We’ve forgotten about diversity and inclusion.”

So now, we are at equity. It is all the buzz, particularly in the nonprofit and government space. Almost every conference, workshop, and conversation is consumed with talk about equity, inequity, equitable opportunities, economic equity, or some other version of the sentiment. Rightfully so, we should be working towards equity. We are light years behind. 

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