Equity, Diversity and Inclusion guide

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is an institutional priority and should be reflected in our work as communicators. These best practices and guiding principles will help you bring an EDI lens to your day-to-day activities.

Why EDI?

How to use this guide, the team behind the work and why EDI needs to be a priority for all communicators at SFU.

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Strategies for sourcing more diverse stories and writing stories in a way that honours the unique voices and identities of your subjects.

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Considerations and guidelines for thinking more critically about the language you use.

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Guiding principles, questions to ask and tips when creating or choosing photos for online or print. 

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Social media

Tips for navigating equity, diversity and inclusion on your social media accounts.

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Responding to being called out

Things to keep in mind when receiving or responding to criticism.

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As we prioritize equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) at SFU and integrate it into our events, we should be making all planning decisions with an EDI lens.  

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