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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion : Introduction

A growing resource for Faculty and Staff at Northfield Mount Hermon

What's in This Guide?

This guide pulls together resources on the "Big 8" social identifiers. You'll find articles, videos and books that examine how oppression affects marginalized people in these different groups. The guide aims to be an introduction to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work.  Below, in alphabetical order, are some of the identities that affect a person's privilege and place in society: 


  • Ability               
  • Age
  • Educational Background
  • Ethnicity
  • Family of Origin, Family Make Up
  • Gender
  • Geographic/Regional Background
  • Language
  • Learning Style
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Size 
  • Socioeconomic Status (Class)