Working with Social Inequality-Bringing the Classroom to the Streets

-Keep your eye on the prize. The ultimate goal of talking about social inequity is to move the bar and make social inequities unacceptable to everyone. If we can learn to talk about social inequity in a way where people start to see the inequity themselves, then the battle is won. I think that the biggest barrier to combating social inequity is how invisible it is to most people. Many see inequity as normal and confuse it with inequality. Some people will just have more, right? We want people to think about why some populations are at a disadvantage.

For once you pull back the curtain, there is no going back.

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I have tried to convey a framework that I will be able to use to guide my future work in social inequities. I don't know where I will end up working once I am done my degree, but I do know that I don't want to become someone who doesn't consider who I am and how I fit into the work that I do. I also don't want to be afraid to speak up and be ineffective when I do so.

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