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CU hails federal Title IX protections for students based on sexual orientation, gender identity

June 24, 2021

CU officials are hailing last week’s Notice of Interpretation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights explaining that it will enforce Title IX’s prohibition on discrimination based on sex to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion update: June 2021 edition

June 24, 2021

Read about the latest IDEA Council recommendations, the search for a senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion and other news in this monthly diversity, equity and inclusion update.

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Juneteenth: Celebrating and learning with events, resources

June 18, 2021

Commemorated on June 19 each year, Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the U.S., the end of the Civil War, and the self-determination of Black Americans. As a campus community we recognize and reflect on the importance of this day.

Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900, Texas.

From the University Libraries: Juneteenth history

June 15, 2021

In celebration of Juneteenth on June 19, learn from the University Libraries some of the history of the day, which commemorates milestones around emancipation.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion update: May 2021 edition

May 27, 2021

Chancellor Philip DiStefano is announcing an investment pool of $25 million over five years to support campus diversity initiatives. Read about this and get other news in the new monthly diversity, equity and inclusion update.

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CU Boulder announces Buffs One Read

May 26, 2021

CU Boulder is launching a campus reading program with the goal of building community. "American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures" is edited by actress and activist America Ferrera and available through the University Libraries.

Reiland Rabaka

Why African and African American studies matter: Q&A with Reiland Rabaka

May 20, 2021

Reiland Rabaka discusses what it means for the Center for African and African American Studies to be established, what he envisions it becoming, and how students, faculty and the community will benefit from it now and for years to come.

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CU Boulder announces Center for African and African American Studies

May 20, 2021

CU Boulder’s newest center supports teaching, research and creative work on the history, culture and struggles of people of African descent. It will also provide Black students, staff and faculty a permanent space for building community and more.

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Volunteer for LGBTQ+ STEM youth outreach this summer

May 19, 2021

Are you a CU Boulder community member wanting to make an impact for LGBTQ+ youth in STEM? Join this summer as a volunteer for the Pathways in STEM program, which is entirely online.

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Righteous Rage Institute working toward social justice, healing

May 19, 2021

The Righteous Rage Institute for healing, social justice and community organizing works with the community and educational partners with a healing justice approach.