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DEI Resource Library


ASA DEI Resource Library

Allyship for Equitable Aging


The content provided in this DEI Resource Library serves as a starting point to lay the foundation of your DEI learning. ASA highly encourages you to engage within each topic to find additional resources and learning tools to further your education.

An introduction to key concepts related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

DEI 101

Explore how diverse social identities intersect and shape individuals’ experiences with societal oppression.

Understanding Identity
& Intersectionality

Dive into the complexities of privilege and power, and learn the crucial distinctions between equality and equity for a fairer society.

Power & Privilege

Explore the concepts of implicit and explicit bias.

Understanding Bias

An introduction to the concept of microaggressions, as well as guidance on addressing and avoiding microaggressions through interventions and self-reflection.


Explore the concept of tokenism, with examples emphasizing the importance of avoiding tokenizing individuals or groups.


Deepen your understanding of cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation.

Cultural Appropriation

Learn about the E.Q.U.I.T.Y. acronym and allyship to become a better advocate for inclusion and equity.


Gain insight into the importance of continuous learning and staying informed to promote inclusive communication.

Expanding Your

Explore a variety of ASA resources, webinars, podcasts and interviews on topics of diversity, equity and inclusion.

ASA DEI Resources

Thank you to our DEI Resource Library sponsor!