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ESF 28 DAYS OF EQUITY CHALLENGE

The 28 Days of Equity journey, an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity affect our lives and communities, is presented by the Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Committee in partnership with the Office of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity



  • ESF is hosting the first ESF Equity Challenge starting in November 2021!

  • Participants will receive an email each day

  • Topics take participants through a journey to deepen understanding of inequity, suggest ways to take action, and help launch what we hope will be a lifelong commitment to improving equity and inclusion

How it Works

  • Sign-up to take the challenge.

  • Each day, for 28 days, you will receive an email notification.

  • Each message will have information, links to articles, videos, and more about a specific topic. The challenge is to spend time each day learning and getting a better understanding of the equity issues.

  • You can participate solo, though we encourage you to form a small group to discuss weekly topics. We recommend reserving at least 5 minutes to review the email - and maybe more time if you're meeting as a group to discuss.

  • We will present you with ideas on actions you can take to help improve equity issues in your community.

Equity Challenge Content

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Day 27
Day 28

About the Challenge

The 28 Week Equity Challenge is adapted from the work of Debby Irving, racial justice educator and writer, and Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., Director of the Privilege Institute in Green Bay, WI. Ms. Irving and Dr. Moore designed the challenge to not only help people better understand the issues surrounding equity and inclusion, but to do so in a way that would build a long-lasting habit of learning by stretching it over 21 days.

We've adapted the concept to 28 days, encouraging participants to engage with a topic each day, revisiting the questions and taking time to engage with the materials.

This challenge offers an opportunity to learn and expand your thought process. There may be media outlets, celebrities, reporters and sources you don't typically connect to or agree with, but that is part of the challenge.