Understanding the Basics

Core Concepts and Terms

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

June 15, 2018


This guide introduces concepts and terms that are relevant to advancing equity and inclusion.

It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative. This four-part series aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

Table of Contents

Key Takeaway

The four-part series starts here

Facilitators should present the materials in this guide first, since it introduces the language and ideas needed to move through the rest of the conversations.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations