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Putting Equity into Practice: A Perspective from My Professional Journey

Equity is a term used frequently and in new spaces every day. But what does this term mean, and how can we practice equity?  To start, my organization, Equal Measure, defines equity as existing “when individuals, in any community or organization, have equal opportunity to overcome structural barriers and achieve success.

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Putting Equity into Practice: A Perspective from My Professional Journey

Equity is a term used frequently and in new spaces every day. But what does this term mean, and how can we practice equity?  To start, my organization, Equal Measure, defines equity as existing “when individuals, in any community or organization, have equal opportunity to overcome structural barriers and achieve success.

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URM Faculty in Research Institutions: Exploring the Link between Environment and Wellness

My work focuses on the institutional experiences of highly educated, historically underrepresented minority groups (URMs)—primarily African Americans, Native Americans, Alaska Natives[1], Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans —in predominantly White research universities (PWIs).

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The Importance of Cultural Competence in Teaching Social and Emotional Skills

Mrs. Prawl, a white Middle-class American, is a first-year teacher at Washington Middle School, a rural school serving a large population of Black and Latino students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

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New Connections Symposium: From Research to Action

Over the past several weeks, our attention has been directed to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in the Southeast and the wildfires in the West. These tragic events have resulted in injury, illness, death, and displacement.

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