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Needs Assessment to Inform Mecklenburg County Communitywide Child Abuse Prevention Plan

This grant (funded by Mecklenburg County) initiative is to conduct the Mecklenburg County Needs Assessment to Inform the development of the Mecklenburg County Communitywide Child Abuse Prevention Plan.

Race and Social Equity Academy (RASE)

The Race and Social Equity Academy (RASE) fosters the scholarship of practice and research focused on advancing racial and social parities within the community. Along with empirical scholarship, race dialogue will be supported through intellectual discourse,...

Creating Inclusive Field Placements

The Field Office will hold a workshop for current field instructors/task supervisors in March 2022. This workshop will focus on how field settings can develop inclusive field experiences. The workshop is hosted in collaboration with the Office of Identity, Equity,...

Best Practices in Inclusive Faculty Recruitment

We work with all members of search committees to better understand best practices in the practices for hiring. These are not specific only to understanding bias in the process and how to minimize the impact of bias but does include it. We review the hiring data...

Equity Committee

Created a department level equity committee to address issues/concerns at the departmental level

Workshops and Classes for Corporate and Executive Audiences in DEI Topics

School of Professional Studies-delivered training in business, management, and leadership classes that center on topics related to DEI in the workplace. The programs/courses are evaluated based on the number of participants served and based on participant feedback/...

Increasing diversity in the COE Board of Advisors

Four new members were added to the College of Engineering Board of Advisors. All four members are from URM groups.

Atkins DEIA in Descriptive Practices Working Group

The DEIA in Descriptive Practices Working Group is tasked with devising strategies to address controlled vocabulary terms and other language used in the descriptions of resources in Atkins Library’s search systems about people of color and marginalized communities...

Culturally Sustaining Teaching Certificate

A certificate program offered and administered by the School of Professional Studies. The certificate program addresses unconscious bias in the classroom and is delivered in partnership with UNC Charlotte Urban Education Collaborative and the Department of Middle,...

DEI Summer Camp for Kids

Summer camps that focus on DEI topics, including Diversity Around the World Camp and Cultural Culinary Camp