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On this page you will find links out to a number of web glossaries with terms related to diversity and inclusion.

Racial Equity Tools Glossary

From the glossary's creators:  "The need for a vocabulary of commonly used terms quickly became evident when we began working, particularly with our four local Project Change sites. We discovered that the lack of a common understanding of even the most frequently used words in any discussion on race can easily cause misunderstanding and confusion, and often lead to controversy and hostility. It is essential to achieve some degree of shared understanding in the use of the most common terms. In this way, the quality of dialogue and discourse on race in America and your community can be enhanced."

Washington University Center for Diversity & Inclusion's Glossary of Bias Terms

From the glossary's creators: "In order to best facilitate dialogue, the Bias Report and Support team believes that it is important to share a common language of social justice terms. This glossary is not meant to be exhaustive. Because of the way that language works, particularly around these concepts, it is important to note that many of these terms continue to evolve."

UC Davis LGBTQIA Resource Center Glossary

From the glossary's creators: "The terms and definitions below are always evolving and changing and often mean different things to different people.  They are provided below as a starting point for discussion and understanding.  This Glossary has been collectively built and collected by the staff members of the LGBTQIA Resource Center since the early 2000s."