Doing the work: Actualizing equity, accessibility, and inclusion for underserved students through the COPE Clothing Closet
Equity, accessi bility, and inclusion are common theoretical concepts within academic settings. While many of us support institutional progress toward these important notions, actualizing them can be challenging. We all know that actions speak louder than words, and I wan ted to make some decent noise. Therefore, during my first few years at Texas Woman’s University (TWU), I began to look for ways to engage in the actual work of equity, accessibility, and inclusion. Since we are a Hispanic serving institution (HSI), I wante d to ensure that my work supported the “serving” component of the HSI designation.