Statement on Equity and Inclusion


The Science Museum of Minnesota has curated the following resources for further reading on the topic of equity and inclusion: 


The Understanding Race video gives a broad overview of the historical, biological, and social contexts for understanding race:


 This interactive website shows achievement disparities in formal education STEM assessments across many measures (different grade levels, employment, etc.) and able to filter for Twin Cities only.Disparities highlighted are gender, income status, and race/ethnicity.


An annotated bibliography of studies looking at STEM education and workforce disparities.


The Minneapolis Star Tribune uncovered the segregation and inequality among Minnesotans with disabilities:


This page lists the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s guiding values around equity and states that diversity “contributes to the creativity of the Foundation’s thinking and to its effectiveness with communities, clients and leaders.”


This guide from Annie E. Casey provides concrete action steps to embed equity in organizations:


Learn about the Ford Foundation’s progress on equity initiatives over the last five years (including workforce diversification).

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