Throughout the year, FPB's Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosts events and shares news of those happening at the university with the faculty, staff and students.

FPB Diversity Book Club
Cover of "The Undocumented Americans" by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Fall 2021 Selection

The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio.

Hosted in a hybrid format both in-person at Samson Pavilion, Room 139, and virtually via Zoom. The book club will meet twice during Fall 2021, Thursday, Oct. 28 and Friday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. ET.

Villavicencio is an Ecuadorian-American writer and was one of the first undocumented students to be accepted into Harvard University, from which she graduate in 2011. In her book, she writes about her personal experiences as a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient and the hidden lives of undocumented Americans.

Please join in-person or register for the virtual meeting sessions.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Multi-colored background with the text, "National Hispanic Heritage Month."

National Hispanic Heritage Month—which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15—celebrates and acknowledges Hispanic and LatinX diversity, and emphasizes the importance of social and human solidarity across all communities.

Members of the FPB community are sharing their stories and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them.

Read their stories.

Black History Month Program

FPB sponsors an annual Black History Month celebration to reflect and address current issues concerning diversity and inclusion in the nursing community in Cleveland and the university.

Past Events and Diversity Conversations

University Diversity Programming

Diversity 360° Training

FPB students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in the university's Diversity 360° training. This program is designed to increase capacity to recognize and engage in dialogue across the breadth of differences and to deepen understanding of how affiliations in privileged and marginalized groups affects treatment on campus, campus climate and productivity, in addition to other goals. The program was developed as a collaboration with the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. In addition to Diversity 360°, FPB faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in annual diversity education sessions.

Annual Inclusion and Diversity Achievement Awards and Luncheon

The office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Case Western Reserve University recognizes members of the university community who have made significant contributions to enhancing the university's commitment to diversity through inclusive thinking, mindful learning, and transformative dialogue.

These awards recognize and encourage such contributions that may include promoting respect, building community, establishing effective cross-cultural initiatives and advocating equity and inclusion within the university community.