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Inclusivity and diversity have become increasingly popular buzzwords in our culture, and for good reason. Individuals and society as a whole benefit when other groups’ cultures, ethnicities, values, abilities, and religious views are respected. Mental and physical health and well-being are intertwined in the pursuit of optimal health.
Diversity and Inclusion: What Are They?
Equality for all, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, religion, and gender identity are the core principles of both diversity and inclusiveness. They’re not interchangeable at all.
It is possible to think about inclusion as an activity or a “how.” Actions performed to actively include persons of varied backgrounds, races, ethnicities, abilities, and religious beliefs are known as “inclusion”. You can think of it as valuing and...