Microaggressions ToolKit

Microaggressions are verbal, behavioral, or environmental actions (whether intentional or unintentional) that communicate hostility toward oppressed or targeted groups including people of color, women, LGBTQ persons, persons with disabilities, and religious minorities. People may demonstrate their biases and prejudices in more subtle ways, otherwise known as microaggressions., the different types, impacts it had and how to respond. 

The guide contains definitions of different types of Microaggressions and a worksheet to help in responding to microaggression and Bias, Adapted from Sue, Derald Wing, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, Wiley & Sons, 2010.

 

 

Let's Get Real Card

The activity card will help you recognize your blind spots, explore the potential impact of your behaviors, act with intention and learn to change the outcomes. 

 

Microaggressions and Mosquitoes

For people that still don't think microaggresions are a problem: just imagine that instead of being an annoying comment, a microaggression is a mosquito bite.

Center for Talent Innovation Facts Matter Sheet

How to build more equitable workplaces? Start with the facts. This guide was shared with Black History Month is an ideal moment to make the case that companies need to design (or adapt) D&I initiatives to align with the unique experiences of Black professionals.