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UNCG HRL co-hosted Presidential Symposium on Racial Justice in Higher Education Webinar

On January 22, HRL’s Social Justice Diversity Initiative (SJDI) Committee co-hosted a live-stream webinar titled The Presidential Symposium on Racial Justice in Higher Education. The webinar was sponsored by the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center, the College Student Educators International (ACPA), and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).

In attendance, alongside SJDI members, were graduate students and professional staff members from across campus, including participants from event co-partners Office of Intercultural Engagement, the Higher Education Student Association, and the Higher Education and School of Education. The webinar featured:

Dr. Stephen John Quaye (Miami University / ACPA President)

Dr. Lori Patton Davis (Indiana University / ASHE President)

Dr. Shaun R. Harper (University of Southern California / ASHE Past President)

These scholars presented a four-hour session that included educational and reflective activities and a discussion centered around the following concepts:

  • Taking Stock and Making Sense of Racist Incidents on Campuses
  • Self-Care in Periods of Racial Stress and Recovery from Racial Battles
  • The Collective Impact of Racial Justice
  • Coalition-Building for Racial Justice