Why Ageism And Ableism Should Be Front And Center In Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Strategy

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“Age is rarely included in the DEI equation. And that means many employee cultures are not learning how age bias and discrimination show up in the workplace. Nor are they being schooled on the intersection of age across other dimensions of diversity, including ableism.

‘It’s important to distinguish between ageism and ableism,” says Ashton Applewhite, age activist and author of This Chair Rocks, “because we need to understand what we’re up against.”

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subject terms

Aging & Longevity > Ageism & Advocacy

Community Engagement > Diversity & Inclusion

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Ashton Applewhite

Sheila Callaham

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Article and Blog Post

year

2021

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ableism