Ditching Deficit Ideology: The First Step Toward Cultivating an Equity Commitment

Subgroup Size

Entire group


4 hours

External cost



Equity Literacy Institute. (n.d.). Ditching deficit ideology: The first step toward cultivating an equity commitment. https://www.equitylearn.com/courses/ditching-deficit-ideology

As a result of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Define deficit ideology and identify alternatives. 2. Cultivate a structural/equity ideology in themselves and others. 3. Apply structural/equity ideologies to a real-life scenario.