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Advocate for Change

Advocate for Change

This is only a beginning. As each of us seeks to advance the cause of transformative change and equity and justice for all, this resource guide was created to support your efforts to learn more, take action, share ideas and advocate for diversity and inclusion.

Steps to Take Now Resources & Training
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Steps You Can Take Right Now

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LEARN

Take time to listen. To read. To dive deep into a trove of podcasts, articles, books, and online training. Maybe you aren’t sure where to start. Visit the anti-racism guide developed by the Division of Student Life for a curated list of resources.

Anti-Racism Resources
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SPEAK

Your voice is a powerful tool in speaking out against racial injustice. You can post on social media, but don’t stop there. Challenge family or friends who make insensitive or racist remarks. Have those difficult conversations about race. And take your voice to the polls. Vote.

How to Start the Conversation
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ACT

There are countless ways you can get involved. Do research, find organizations you believe in and show your support with a donation. Support businesses owned by Black and Indigenous People of Color.

Get Involved

Resources & Training

Interior of the mobile Blind Spots workshop: Blind Spot, noun, the patterns our brains create based on experiences that influence how we make decisions and understand the world (synonym: unconscious bias)

Check Your Blind Spots

Coming to terms with our own blind spots helps us to make intentional choices to listen to and embrace different perspectives. This personal training is designed to help.

Register for Blind Spots Training
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Share Your Ideas

Our values call upon us to uphold empathy, equality, respect, and diversity, to elevate others with our words and inspire them with our actions. Use this form to share your thoughts and ideas. All submissions will be reviewed.

Share Ideas with the DEI Task Force
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Register to Vote

Register before the deadline in the state where you intend to vote, find the dates of your next elections and identify your polling place.

How to Register

Video Favorites

Sit back, relax and enjoy a hand-picked selection of our favorite videos.