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Wednesday April 3
Systems of Support: Promoting Equity through Activism, Allyship, and Community
3 to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Perry-Castañeda Library, Learning Lab 1

 

The University of Texas Libraries Diversity Action Committee is proud to present Systems of Support which focuses on systemic means of promoting equity for those who experience marginalization in academia and beyond. Join us as we bring into the conversation two inspiring speakers to talk about the systems of support that helped paved their way to success despite unjust obstacles. Student groups will be on hand to discuss their experiences providing activism, allyship, and community on campus. Learn how systems of support at the university can be utilized as scholars embark on their paths to success and how you can be involved in making the university a more supportive and inclusive environment.

Speakers: Angela Hall Watkins and Sebastián Colón-Otero
Moderator: Mehraz Raman

Tabling: Black Graduate Student Association, NAACP UT, disABILITY Advocacy Student Coalition, iSchool Pride, and UT Counseling and Mental Health Center

Community Support: NadaMoo, Free Mom Hugs, Texas Chapter

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