Equality vs. Equity

Equity bicycle graphic, English, green background.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shares this graphic to help explain equity vs. equality. “To build a Culture of Health, we must first ensure everyone has the basics to be healthy. And when it comes to expanding opportunities for health, thinking the same approach will work universally is like expecting everyone to be able to ride the same bike. Download and share this image to #PromoteHealthEquity, and help create a shared vision of better health for all.”

Equality, a core U.S. Value, is not Equity. That difference can mean years off your life.”