Community, Equity and Diversity

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URI's Department of Community, Equity and Diversity focuses on the advancement of community, equity and diversity at URI under the direction of the Chief Diversity Officer. The department includes the Women's Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Center, the Multicultural Center (MCC) and the Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity (AAEOD). In addition to maximizing the effectiveness of these departments, the department is charged with influencing effective policy formation and collaborating with the various Presidential Commissions and divisional, college and departmental diversity committees, ensuring the accomplishment of strategic diversity goals integral to the overall success of the University.

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URi-STAND - Bystander Intervention

URi-STAND - Bystander Intervention 9/20 11am

Come stop by our booth in the Memorial Union to learn more about the i-STAND program here at URI.

Reclaiming Disability: Deconstructing, Interrogating, and Problematizing the “D” Word

Reclaiming Disability: Deconstructing,... 10/25 4pm

The purpose of the Critical Community Conversation titled, Reclaiming Disability: Deconstructing, Interrogating, and Problematizing the “D” Word, is to...

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