Diversity, Racial Equity, and Inclusion in Child Welfare: Terms and Definitions
Explore the Capacity Building Center for States’ most up-to-date diversity, racial equity, and inclusion terms and definitions.
Shared language is vital to advancing racial equity. The Capacity Building Center for States (the Center) has created a glossary of diversity, racial equity, and inclusion terms and definitions that teams can use as a starting point in their efforts to align language.
Language continues to evolve, and the Center will review, revise, and update the terms and definitions on a regular basis. Check out the Center’s related video, Diversity, Racial Equity, and Inclusion: Our Shared Vocabulary, to learn more about the benefits of the developing a shared language.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2022). Diversity, racial equity, and inclusion in child welfare: Terms and definitions. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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