Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Youth Outdoor Leadership Series

These activities should be completed in the presence of a parent or guardian.

It’s rare to find two people that share similar skills, abilities, or beliefs.  In addition, everyone has different life experiences that shape how they interact with others. As a leader, it is important to understand and learn from these differences to provide the best experience possible for everyone. This helps everyone feel valued and a part of the team.

Intro Questions: What are three things that make you unique or different from your friends? These can include beliefs, skills, abilities, and life experience.

Activity: Complete this worksheet to understand what diversity and inclusion means to you. Complete this Band Aid Activity from Empowering Education to better understand the importance of fairness and equity.

Discussion: Why is it important to consider Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion when leading an activity? How can this help an activity be successful?

Video: In this 7 minute video, Ayesha focuses her leadership skills in advocating for representation of in cycling. Think about the following questions as you watch this film:

  • How is Ayesha a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion?
  • What is something you believe in, and how can that shape you as a leader?