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Igniting Hope Conference
"Healing Historical Trauma From Racist Research, Policies and Practices"
August 13th & 14th, 2021
Igniting Hope is a community-based multidisciplinary conference focused on the goal of building a culture of health as the cornerstone of a plan to end health disparities among African Americans in Buffalo.
Day 1: In person Walk of Healing from the African American Heritage Corridor to the Freedom Wall at E. Ferry & Michigan. This 2 mile walk will include music, dance and activities. This is a family event.
Day 2: Virtual Igniting Hope Conference
This year's conference highlights speakers Thomas A. LeVeist PhD., Heidi L. Gartland & Donald E. Grant PhD. who will frame past, present and future of historical trauma and the path forward for all people, organizations and businesses
The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhacement is participating in the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge organized by United Way. Join the challenge here and get involved talking abour race in the workplace and everywhere you can.
Doctoral students Megan E. Conrow-Graham and Jamal B. Williams (Award of Excellence Recipients) have created a podcast that shines a spotlight on unsung heroes in science and medicine.
The theme of the podcast is a combination of science and social justice through storytelling. Don't miss it!
Read the article in the Jacob's School News Section Podcast Focuses on Unsung Heroes in Science, Medicine
Also featured in WGRZ UB Students create podcast about overlooked medical history | wgrz.com
"Diversity does not occur along with excellence or in spite of excellence, but it is integral to the excellence and success of any institution."
-Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., Chief Diversity Officer, AAMC
Our office coordinates educational programs and workshops that reinforce our school’s commitment to excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Our services and expertise help increase cultural competency among decision makers and enrich the pool of eligible faculty candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Three distinguished women scientists describe their experiences with harassment and discrimination at prestigious institutions and the impact that this has had on their careers.
Celebrate with the Office of Inclusion Pride Month! Resources, History, and Bios all in one place. June Pride is here!