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Race, Racism and Racial Equity (R3) Symposium – Transformational Research: Dismantling Systems of Oppression in Justice, Education and Health

November 23, 2021

The Race, Racism, and Racial Equity (R3) Symposium, hosted by the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Jordan Institute for Families, and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the UNC School of Social Work, is a series of virtual events that…read more about Race, Racism and Racial Equity (R3) Symposium – Transformational Research: Dismantling Systems of Oppression in Justice, Education and Health

Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Ross

November 5, 2021

Shannon Ross has taken pride in her Lumbee-American Indian culture and self-identity since she was young. Growing up in an American Indian neighborhood, surrounded by people from the same cultural background, made her grateful to be a Native. The tight-knit…read more about Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Ross

American Indian Voices at Carolina

November 2, 2021

As part of our ongoing series of “Voices at Carolina,” we will focus on American Indian voices this month in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month. According to the United States Census Bureau, “The first American Indian Day was celebrated…read more about American Indian Voices at Carolina

University proclamation recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 11, 2021

University leaders and the UNC American Indian Center issued a proclamation today recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The proclamation acknowledges that the University is built on the homelands and villages of the region’s Indigenous peoples — historically…read more about University proclamation recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Alumni Spotlight: Jackie Cerón Hernández

October 8, 2021

Jackie Cerón Hernández grew up in a diverse and cultured community. Her childhood began in Estado de Mexico until her family moved to Durham, NC when she was 10 years old. With such a big adjustment at a young age, Jackie came to America embracing new opportunities. Being a minority was not easy. However, it did not deter Jackie…read more about Alumni Spotlight: Jackie Cerón Hernández

President Biden Signs Law Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

October 8, 2021

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Latinx Voices at Carolina

September 29, 2021

The term “Latinx” has emerged in recent years as a gender-neutral alternative to the pan-ethnic terms Latino, Latina and Hispanic. While these terms are sometimes used interchangeably (for example, by the U.S. Census Bureau), “Hispanic” includes people with ancestry from…read more about Latinx Voices at Carolina

Sibby Anderson-Thompkins among Massey Awards winners for outstanding service

September 10, 2021

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