What does it mean to be equitable?
To be equitable is to offer support to your people according to their needs..
To be equitable is to be attentive to the subtle needs of your people, especially those needs that they try hard to hide, that are not celebrated like physical or mental disabilities, culture, non-binary identity, etc.
To be equitable does not mean to offer equal rights to everyone but rather equitable rights..
To be equitable is to be willing to be flexible, to ride the board of change, to be willing to adjust according to the subtleties that your organization or your people need..
To be equitable is to be open to do things in total new ways, ways that no one taught you before or did before for the sake of equitable opportunities for all..
To be equitable is to be willing to do trial and error for the sake of your people to feel included, valued, understood and supported..
To be equitable is sympathize with others that the system doesn’t usually support..
To be equitable is to do something for them..
To be equitable is to vow that you will always stand by those people, you will always support them, you will always amplify them, you will always share their voices, you will always try your best to make their voices heard, to have their messages delivered, to have their rights delivered not equally but equitably..
To be equitable is to be open to sacrifices, is to be raw, authentic, and try your best no matter what to be inclusive..
To be equitable is to set up a system of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at your organization, to seek an expert’s advice if you didn’t know how, to talk about diverse needs, to celebrate diversity, to create a thriving culture among your diverse people, to center those who are used to be marginalized (off-centered), and in sum to be inclusive.
What does being equitable mean to you?