Equality vs. Equity vs. Justice?

If you’ve lately found yourself struggling to talk with children about equity, here are some helpful visual resources to aid in those conversations.

This simple graphic quickly illustrates the differences between equality, equity and justice, and there are many variations.

If you’re looking for something a little more kid-friendly, try these illustrations by Tony Ruth, in the style of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree.

Of course, equity and justice are concepts much too complicated to be solved with images alone–especially simple ones–but for starting the conversation, they’re perfect!