DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION (DEI) expert, Hank Lewis, held a workshop on this dynamic topic, one that the Unity Worldwide Movement has been emphasizing for several years. Hank is a frequent speaker at Unity of Gainesville, and has led many classes on DEI for Unity communites all over the nation.
Hank reminds us: “Each spiritual community has its own values, culture, and ethical standards—and diversity, equity and inclusion are foundational elements of the community’s values. In order to grasp DEI, a spiritual community must possess an ethical and fertile soil.”
Hank reviewed the basics and helped us understand DEI, beginning with terminology. (The recording starts at 5:38.
Hank Lewis is a Licensed Unity Teacher (LUT) at Unity of Central Florida in Orlando and is the Spiritual Director of Serving Ministers and Ministries Collaborative. He regularly speaks at Unity churches in the Southeast. Hank is the Assistant Director of Academic Program Quality at the University of Central Florida where he is responsible for university and unit-level accreditation.