Inclusion is a Journey: Rethinking Equity vs. Equality

Often in my work as a professional developer of educators and leaders, I remind participants that becoming culturally responsive is a journey, and that one cannot expect to become culturally proficient simply because they attended a diversity training or two. In fact, I share that the journey never really ends, not even for someone like myself who works in this space and considers herself a fierce advocate. You see, I realized recently, that even the beliefs we hold near to our hearts can sometimes be challenged, forcing us to dig a little deeper.