Often, our intersecting social identities greatly impact how we interact with the world around us. Sometimes, these identities shape the opportunities we have over the course of our lives that can result in the social advantages and/or the disadvantages we face.
Please take a moment to study the images below and the explanations that follow.
This is equal treatment.
Systemic discrimination represents patterns of policies or practices that are part of the structure of social institutions or organizations, and which create or perpetuate inequality, and inequity towards different social groups and has a broad impact.
- How does your intersecting social identities impact your lived experiences with regards to equality, equity, and social justice?
- How does systemic discrimination impact different social identity groups?
- What are some examples related to equality, equity, and social justice that you’ve experienced or witnessed?