The difference between equality and equity is everything

“In this truth, in this faith we trust, for while we have our eyes on the future, history has its eyes on us.”  The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman

A few years ago, a colleague showed me the illustration below. For me it was a powerful and effective way to show the difference between equality and equity. Most people could agree in looking at this figure that supporting equity provides more favorable outcomes for all.