Juneteenth 2021

On June 19th, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to inform the last enslaved American people of their liberation – two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. The day has become a celebration of Black freedom and joy and is now known as Juneteenth. It is important to recognize Juneteenth as a monumental moment in American history – …

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VPD Summer Priorities

As we approach the upcoming leadership transition in our office, VPD has worked to identify priority areas for the summer in order to lessen capacity strains on staff after this challenging academic year. While the following 8 priority areas do …

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Trans Day of Visibility: A message from the VPSA and VPD

Today is Trans Day of Visibility, an annual awareness day celebrated around the world. Today, and every day, we embrace our trans and non-binary university community members and celebrate your lives and stories. This day is dedicated to honoring the accomplishments of transgender and gender nonconforming people while raising awareness …

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Support AAPI Communities

The following message was posted on the Vice President for Diversity’s Instagram account Our Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community is hurting after the intensity and prevalence of anti-Asian hate and the violence enacted on the Asian community in Georgia …

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