This season is a call to action. We must work together to challenge the status quo, stop racism, and radically address inequities, to create a better and more just world.
We say #BlackLivesMatter to draw attention to the fact that the deeply rooted white supremacy of our systems and culture continues to affect black people every day. And we must do something about it. The highlighting of #BlackLivesMatter is equity in practice.
If we want to be the leaders that we say we are, we have to stop writing diversity and solidarity statements and start writing and implementing actionable strategies.
Many people are asking, “What can I do?” when it comes to racial equity in the US. One thing we can do is continue to educate ourselves. However, awareness isn’t enough. Knowledge without action is complicity. We must act to influence meaningful, systemic change.
2020 ushered me into an exciting professional chapter that falls in parallel with a tragic season. It is fair to say that this season is a new chapter for us all, and a revitalized opportunity to challenge the status quo to intentionally create equitable and inclusive environments that support people and drive success. We must take collective action to drive systemic change.
For the 2020-21 school year, the University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering invites teams of high school educators in Illinois and Indiana to apply for the National Science Foundation-funded “Catalyzing Inclusive STEM Experience All Year Round” Program.
At Engineer Inclusion, we believe that to create equitable communities, we must make bold systemic changes. Policies and resource allocation are critical components to those systemic changes, and getting an accurate count is essential for our next decade of future effort. Share our video to encourage the “hard-to-count” populations so that we have an accurate census of the American population.
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Brittany Moore reviews “Quotes and Questions for Reflection and Dialogue” in her latest edition of the THE MOORE MINUTE. What a pleasant surprise to have a friend and colleague take the time to share my work!
We must never stop learning! Reading and listening are great tools to help us expand our awareness and move toward action. Curated by Dr. Meagan Pollock, this post includes recommending reading and watch lists,