social justice

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.

Mar 26, 2019

Passionate About Social Justice: Week of Action

The goal of Week of Action is to help students, faculty, and staff find a social justice issue they are passionate about, explore ways to address the challenges of that issue and then discover ways that the issue intersects with other social justice issues.

Jan 10, 2019

Inclusion Resolutions for 2019

Interim Vice Provost Sheri Schwab welcomes new and returning students to campus for spring semester and provides her thoughts about "inclusion resolutions" for the coming year.

Oct 12, 2018

This Year’s Diversity Education Week Themes Include Social Identity and Social Positionality

Diversity Education Week at NC State (DEW 2018) will feature five days of interactive workshops, activities and speaker events surrounding critical local and global social justice topics.

Sep 13, 2018

GLBT Students and Allies Can Sign Up for Pride Celebration

GLBT students and allies will pile into vans on Saturday, September 29, 2018, to attend the annual pride event on Duke University’s East Campus.

Aug 31, 2018

Introducing: Feminist Theory Thursdays

Feminist Theory Thursdays are staff- and faculty- facilitated conversations about how they utilize theory within their everyday practice.

Apr 26, 2018

GLBT Center Wraps Lunch and Learn Series

NC State’s GLBT Center wrapped up its second GLBT Advocate Program Lunch and Learn Series this month, presenting four topics during spring semester. The final lunch and learn, “Foregrounding Intersectionality in Your Work with Students,” was held on April 18, 2018.

Apr 19, 2018

SAAM Keynote Speaker Pierre Berastain Triumphs Over Hardships

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Women’s Center brought Pierre Berastain to campus for a workshop, “Unpacking Culture in the Context of Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking,” and keynote address, “The Demons in My Sleep: Sexual Assault, the DREAM Act and Uncertainty,” both held on April 17, 2018 in Talley Student Union. Berastain’s life reads like a classic American success story except for circumstances that make it more of an epic journey with some nearly crushing setbacks along the way.

Jan 4, 2018

GLBT Advocate Program’s Lunch & Learn Series Gears Up for Spring Semester

Fall 2017 saw the launch of the GLBT Advocate Program's Lunch & Learn Series. Hosted monthly, this series of workshops provided faculty and staff with opportunities to engage in conversation and further develop their skills around implementing intersectional social justice strategies in the classroom. This semester’s Lunch & Learn topics will explore ways to utilize privilege to dismantle oppressive systems and advocate for marginalized communities, strategies to foreground intersectionality into work with students and how to engage in service opportunities without evoking the “White savior complex.”

Aug 24, 2017

GLBT Center Launches Social Justice Cohort

The GLBT Center has launched a new program to provide space for intersectional social justice education. The Social Justice Cohort will run for one semester and bring together a group of dedicated individuals interested in exploring concepts of race, gender, sexuality, ability, age, religion, social justice, privilege, power and oppression as they overlap and intersect within society.