Inclusion and Equality
The MMDC believes everyone – every single person – deserves the opportunity to contribute to the best of their ability. If you are part of an initiative serving those with barriers to full community participation, we want to hear from you and learn how we can help.
“Equality is leaving the door open for anyone who has the means to approach it; equity is ensuring there is a pathway to that door for those who need it.”
- Caroline Belden
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
- James Baldwin
Definition of Equity: justice according to natural law or right specifically: freedom from bias or favoritism
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary