What is an equitable grid?
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- May 10, 2021 9:02 pm GMTMay 10, 2021 7:28 pm GMT
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Behind a couple words related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, “equity” probably saw one of the biggest spoken and written usage jumps in 2020. The word is now absolutely ubiquitous in the mainstream media, the halls of congress, and educated social circles left of center politically. Equity in the 2020’s doesn’t really mean what it used to: “the quality of being fair and impartial,” according to google. Equity now stands for equal outcomes across groups. Here’s how the word is explained on the George Washington University Health website:
“Equality means each individual or group of people is given the same resources or opportunities. Equity recognizes that each person has different circumstances and allocates the exact resources and opportunities needed to reach an equal outcome.”