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2020 Racial Justice Reckoning at Heller

Community CQI Pathway | June to December


Sankofa Community Conference

"Sick and Tired" Panel


Heller Community Reading

  • “From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation,” Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • Ongoing conversation with faculty, researchers, staff, students and alumni.
  • Faculty and staff meetings, academic program and research committee meetings, town halls
  • New student orientation includes workshops and breakout room discussions on the book


  • Heller Community Reading for Social Justice: Teach-In with Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Mentorship Program

  • Second pilot begun

Racial Justice & Election

  • Workshops and breakout rooms

Faculty Committee

  • Cascading racial justice work into standing meeting agendas: "Contextualizing and embedding racial justice in pedagogy, research and policy."
  • Educational Steering Committee
  • Research Steering Committee
  • Syllabus initiative with librarians, CTL & program chair/champions & website pilot


21-Day Challenge Launch

  • Program Champions
  • Faculty, Students, Alumni
  • "The U.S. Supreme Court and the Future of Equality in the United States" featuring Anita Hill, in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Winter Racial Justice Session
  • Four sessions on Race in America

Mental Health

  • 2 faculty meeting discussions
  • Resources flyer
  • BCC Mental Health Survey and Action Plan in development