Diverse Populations

Diversity & Equity

Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education Position Statement  - (webpage) This statement identifies the importance of equity in early education, provides recommendations for advancing equities, and provides specific strategies for early childhood practitioners, program leaders, and public policymakers. 

The Race, Culture, & Equity Committee (webpage) - This committee at the Frank Porter Graham Institute provides research, position statements, and infographics that support the development of cultural competence in early care & education providers.

Sesame Street in Communities: Racial Justice (webpage) Provides articles and videos that help parents and providers to engage honestly and directly with little ones in order to build racial literacy (the skills needed to talk thoughtfully about race and to identify and respond to racism).

Educational Equity Framework (website) - From WDPI & the WI RTI Center, this framework supports the systematic implementation of an equitable, multi-level, system of support.

Early Childhood Expulsions And Suspensions Undermine Our Nation's Most Promising Agent of Opportunity and Social Justice (pdf) A brief from the Yale Child Study Center & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that explores the who, what, & why of suspensions/expulsions, its importance to education and social justice, and current efforts to curtail the practice.


updated 05/12/2021

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