Diversity - relates to identities such as the HR protected classes; race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation.
Inclusion - people with different identities feel welcome and valued.
Equity - all have access to the same opportunities to grow, contribute and develop. Recognize unequal starting places, advantages, barriers.
Be able to articulate why it is important. For some, the moral imperative may not be enough. Be able to show data that supports institutional success in creativity, teamwork, a productive workforce, a place where all voices are heard, have value, and are respected.
The library as a central service may be in a unique position to advance inclusion and diversity throughout the organization. Libraries: