The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity

2022-04-15T12:58:57-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity Higher Education Leadership Panel Discussion Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:00 – 11:00 AM Los Angeles | 1:00 – 2:00 PM New York Community colleges play a significant role in the U.S. educational system: they offer flexible access to educational opportunities to students of diverse backgrounds. Join School of Leadership Studies Dean Dr. Barbara Mink and her distinguished guests. The panel of experts in the field will discuss how community colleges nationwide have the potential to advance social justice and economic equity in the U.S. Register for Event [...]

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity2022-04-15T12:58:57-07:00

Rethinking Black History Month: Owning Black Excellence

2022-02-21T14:26:36-08:00

by Donica Harper Vice-President, Black Student Association Doctoral student, School of Psychology Black women have been fighting since the beginning of time to have their words, work, and value acknowledged. As the American Psychological Association (APA) moved into 2022, the organization published an apology acknowledging their minimization the voices of Black feminists, psychologists, and social activists who for the last 100 years to have heard and respected. (see APA Apology to People of Color for APA's Role in Promoting, Perpetuating, and Failing to Challenge Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Human Hierarchy in the U.S.) It's now time that the Black voices [...]

Rethinking Black History Month: Owning Black Excellence2022-02-21T14:26:36-08:00

Black History Month: An Interview with Alum Bill White, EdD

2022-02-17T23:23:40-08:00

An interview with Fielding alum Bill White, EdD Earlier this year, we shared that the National Diversity Collaborative, Inc. has launched the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEI&A) Ambassador Certificate training in partnership with Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation (ISI). Dr. Bill White As part of Black History Month discussions at Fielding, we interviewed Dr. White on his vision for the Program and the DEI work. Fielding alumni, faculty, students, and staff receive a 25% discount when signing up for the Program. For further details about the Program and to sign up, contact VP of Administration, Rosa [...]

Black History Month: An Interview with Alum Bill White, EdD2022-02-17T23:23:40-08:00

DEI Critical Conversations: Where Do We Go From Here?

2022-03-03T00:16:46-08:00

Where do we go from here? Panel Discussion February 24, 2022 4:00-5:30 PM Los Angeles | 7:00 – 8:30 PM New York | 12:00 – 1:30 AM London | 3:00-4:30 AM Nairobi | 8:00-9:30 AM Shanghai Black History Month serves as an opportunity to reflect on the rich history and contributions of Black people in advancing civil and human rights for all. In honor of those contributions,  Fielding Graduate University invites participation in a presentation by Dr. Lenneal Henderson as Carter G. Woodson, the inventor of Black History Month, providing a greater understanding of the origin and meaning of [...]

DEI Critical Conversations: Where Do We Go From Here?2022-03-03T00:16:46-08:00

Black History Month Reflections from VP of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2022-02-01T18:06:49-08:00

February marks Black History Month in the United States. This month is exceptional because this month, more than any other month, holds a consistent theme of liberation that binds each of us together in a unique way. Black History Month is a time for the greater story of Blackness in America to be told: this story and reality is not only of denied freedom and bondage, but of brilliance, intellect, fortitude, and hope. W.E.B. Du Bois called it Black Strivings, the eternal quest for the recognition of Black humanity and emancipation. The latter is to be understood as part [...]

Black History Month Reflections from VP of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-02-01T18:06:49-08:00

2022 Black History Month – Black Health and Wellness

2022-02-01T18:03:27-08:00

Black Health and Wellness Heritage months are designed to create intentional spaces to reflect on our society’s practices, history, and values. Since 1976, every U.S. president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. In 2022, the Black History Month theme is Black Health and Wellness. This theme explores the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine and other ways of knowing (e.g., birth workers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, herbalists, etc.) throughout the African Diaspora. The 2022 theme considers activities, rituals, and initiatives accomplished by Black communities to foster health and wellness. As [...]

2022 Black History Month – Black Health and Wellness2022-02-01T18:03:27-08:00
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