Eliminating systemic racism and inequities is all of our work.
Honoring the inherent dignity and worth of every individual is at the core of achieving racial equity. Together, we will pivot from policies and practices that perpetuate harm to policies and practices that perpetuate equity, justice, and belonging for all so freedom can endure for the next seven generations and beyond.
Injustice is unhealthy for everyone. Individual, organizational, and societal health, wealth, and well-being can only be achieved by acknowledging, forgiving, and repairing past and present injustices. Karen A. Johnson, PhD
Director, WA State Office of Equity