Stories From Jun 2020

Jun 8, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Suddenly, Sharp Focus on the Work of Ibram X. Kendi

Last January, many in NC State's campus community had never heard of author, educator and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University Ibram X. Kendi.

Jun 8, 2020

University Leaders Commit to Strengthening Racial Climate

Two weeks after a pivotal turning point in the continuing fight for civil rights, another national reckoning on race America has begun. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota after a White police […]

Jun 8, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Responding to Concerns and Moving Forward

Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Sheri Schwab and Interim Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs Lisa Zapata issue a joint statement.

Jun 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 30 This Year

NC State will commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the ADA by celebrating the milestones we have overcome and reflecting on the work that is still necessary.

Jun 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

COVID-19, Police Violence Disproportionately Affect Black People

As people across the globe take to the streets to protest police violence following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, infectious disease experts, doctors and governments are concerned about a potential increase in COVID-19 cases. 

Jun 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

When I Think of Home… An Ode to Stephanie, By Stephanie

Stephanie Helms Pickett writes about her childhood experiences growing up in a Black community in Chicago.

Jun 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Collegial Conversations Assist in Navigating Pandemic

Amid the pandemic, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity continues to offer education and training to promote diversity and build cultural competency.

Jun 4, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Resources to Improve Our Racial Climate

See our resources and avenues for education about how to process difficult events, how to help stop racial injustice or how to enact inclusive practices within their organizations.

Jun 1, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Campus Community Centers: Response to Racial Violence

Over the next few weeks, the Campus Community Centers will offer resources and opportunities dedicated to community, self-care and ongoing learning. We encourage you to stay connected to our social media pages and newsletters. As always, if you need us, we are here.