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ODEI Fall 2022 Initiatives (Coming Soon)

Dismantling Diversity: Cultivating access and inclusion

Principles of diversity have served as the overarching catalyst to bring people from various backgrounds together in shared spaces. However, institutions and organizations often mistake diversity as the first and last step.

ODEI’s 2022-2023 program and event cycle seeks to disrupt the notion that equity is achieved through diversity alone. Objectively, several scholars assert that advancing access and inclusion are bedrock ideologies for shifting institutional policies, procedures, culture, and traditions.

By delving deeper into the lived experiences of historically underserved and underrepresented communities, we challenge ourselves to cultivate a genuinely inclusive campus ecosystem.

*Note: For a list of speakers and event recordings during the fall 2021 and winter 2022 semesters, visit our Fall 2021/Winter 2022 Initiatives webpage.