Noteworthy: News and Events from the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Looking for something to read this summer? The Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity has recommendations that challenge readers to think more critically about matters of race, social justice, equity, equality and systems that produce inequitable results in our world.

    Sana Loue

    Annual Diversity Achievement Awards honor CWRU community

    In May, the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity honored members of the Case Western Reserve community for their inclusion and diversity efforts during the 12th Annual Diversity Achievement Awards including Sana Loue, vice dean for faculty development in the School of Medicine and professor in the Department of Bioethics (pictured above). She received the Senior Leadership Diversity Excellence Award.

    Heather Burton

    Shades of Freedom explores journey of freedom from 1619–present

    Shades of Freedom: A Pre- and Post-Juneteenth Conversation explores the journey of freedom in America for African-descended people from 1619 to 2021 and where the road can lead in the future. OIDEO's Robert L. Solomon and Heather Burton lead the dialogue.

    Juneteenth at CWRU

    CWRU leaders reflect on Juneteenth

    June 19 is known as Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the freedom of enslaved people across the United States. “This historical day of remembrance is one that is vital to our nation, and to our national ongoing saga of race relations," said Case Western Reserve University Provost Ben Vinson III.