Counteracting socio-economic microaggressions

Tips on counteracting socio-economic microaggressions and creating an inclusive environment

There are some practical ways to counteract socio-economic and creating an inclusive environment 

  • When you meet new people be curious about their interests and aspirations rather than their background 

  • Don’t assume that everyone’s life or family is like yours 

  • Don’t be surprised or shocked if people’s knowledge is different to yours 

  • Try to undo some of the unhelpful mythology about the relationship of wealth to intelligence or hard work 

  • Make space for everyone’s voice to be heard

  • Don’t be a snob! 

You can find more resources to help you support diversity and inclusion in the What Can I Do? section and in Counteracting Microaggressions.