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  • This week’s Case for Wellness podcast focuses on Black student experience

    Over the summer, countless protestors in the United States stepped out onto the streets to protest against the unjust killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, and many more as the latest effort to fight racial injustice and police brutality against the Black community dating back centuries in our country’s history. We also learned…
  • Scholar and author Bernard Fraga to headline fall 2020 Power of Diversity Lecture Series

    For 10 years, the Power of Diversity Lecture Series, sponsored by the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, has inspired campus dialogue, community engagement and collective reflection on the narrative of national diversity and inclusion issues. One of the office’s signature programs, the series is publicly recognized on and off…
  • Case Western Reserve University receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for ninth straight year

    Case Western Reserve University has again received the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, a diversity-focused publication in higher education. The award recognizes colleges and universities nationally that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Case…
  • More than 400 faculty, staff, students and alumni join Day of Dialogue conversations

    Last week, the Case Western Reserve Sustained Dialogue Program created an opportunity for members of the campus and neighboring communities to continue the conversations that began earlier this year surrounding equity, inclusion and racism through a Day of Dialogue. In the opening session, university leaders shared updates about how Case Western…
  • Social Justice Institute celebrates 10th anniversary with two-day event

    Ten years ago, the Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute was established to advance a critical mission: Examine the root causes of social injustice and develop innovative solutions—striving to create a just world. The Social Justice Institute (SJI) supports and facilitates social critique and civic engagement through events,…
  • Hundreds take part in Day of Dialogue events

    Participants emphasize need for action in addition to communication After a Day of Dialogue that drew hundreds of faculty, staff, students and alumni participants, the central question for the Case Western Reserve community became exceptionally clear: What comes next? Even before Wednesday’s sessions began, submitted comments and social media posts…
  • Sociology’s Cassi Pittman Claytor discusses her experience working with Sephora on eliminating racial bias in retail

    How Sephora is tackling racial bias in retail Fortune: Cassi Pittman Claytor, the Climo Junior Professor in the Department of Sociology at the College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about her experience working with Sephora on research to tackle racial bias in its retail settings.

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