Understanding and Addressing Inequities in Our Communities

This multimedia session will provide some key definitions and frameworks for understanding, analyzing and addressing inequities in our communities. Participants will gain useful perspectives for talking about equity issues and implementing change in different facets of their work.

Diane J. Goodman, Ed.D. has been addressing issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice for over 30 years. As a trainer, facilitator, coach, and consultant, Diane and her associates have worked with a wide range of organizations, nonprofits, community groups, schools, and universities. Using a participatory approach, she helps people increase their awareness, knowledge, and skills to foster equity and inclusion. Her approaches address how cultural differences and issues of power and privilege affect individuals, interpersonal relationships, and organizational culture and practices. She offers practical strategies and skills to enable people to create more positive intergroup relations, and institutional and societal change. Diane regular presents at national and international conferences and is the author of Promoting Diversity and Social Justice: Educating People from Privileged Groups (2nd ed.) and co-editor and contributor to Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (3rd and 4th ed.) and other publications. Visit www.dianegoodman.com

Session sponsored by JPMorgan Chase

At JPMorgan Chase, we are investing in our customers, employees and communities around the world to break down barriers to opportunity and create an economy that works for more people.