At Children’s Minnesota, we’re addressing health disparities so that all kids in our community have what they need to live their best lives. In other words, we’re working toward health equity. There’s a lot more to the work than you might think, including what we mean when we talk about equity.
Many equity practitioners use this visual of three kids watching a baseball game to differentiate between equity and equality. Let’s examine this visual further to understand what equity means, and what we need to consider when doing equity work.