Some Helpful definitions:
Diversity includes characteristics of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status, and socioeconomic background. It also includes differences in backgrounds, ideas, thought, values and beliefs. Embracing differences make us a better community, organization, and individuals.
Equity requires providing justice, fairness, and access to opportunities and resources for all stakeholders.
To be an Inclusive organization is to respect everyone, value differences, acknowledge the impact of differences, and capitalize on those differences by drawing on the strengths that produce innovative solutions from the synergy of our stakeholders.