1. Understand the demographic of your organization
Knowing the demographic of your organization can help you identify any potential areas of inequity that may exist within your organization.
2. Examine existing policies and practices
It is important to examine both formal and informal policies and practices within your organization to ensure they are equitable for all members of the team.
3. Consider how decisions are made in your organization
Examining how decisions are made in your organization can help you identify any potential biases that may be influencing those decisions, as well as any power imbalances that may be present.
4. Assess resources available to staff
Evaluating the resources available to staff, including training opportunities, access to technology, and support systems, is essential for creating a successful and productive workplace.
5. Determine how decisions impact different groups of people
Considering how their decision-making processes may have different impacts on different groups of people, to ensure that everyone is treated equitably.
6. Review communication processes and practices to ensure they are appropriate and accessible
Ensuring that all information is communicated in ways that are accessible and appropriate for everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, or other characteristics.
7. Identify potential barriers or obstacles to participation
Identifying any potential barriers or obstacles that could prevent certain individuals from accessing resources or opportunities.
8. Develop an action plan to address any inequities that have been identified
Developing an action plan to address any identified issues of inequity, to create a more inclusive and equitable environment.
9. Monitor progress regularly and adjust the action plan as needed
Regularly monitor progress and adjust the action plan as needed to ensure that any identified issues of inequity are addressed in a timely and effective manner.