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Governing for Racial Equity (GRE) Network
The Governing for Racial Equity (GRE) Network is a regional consortium of government, philanthropy, higher education and the community partnering to achieve racial equity.

Facing Race: A National Conference
Facing Race: A National Conference is presented by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation. A unique collaborative space for racial justice movement making, Facing Race is the largest multiracial, inter-generational gathering for organizers, educators, creatives and other leaders.

National Intergroup Dialogue Institute
The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) is a social justice education program.

Social Justice Training Institute
The Social Justice Training Institute provides a forum for the professional and personal development of social justice educators and practitioners to enhance and refine their skills and competencies to create greater inclusion for all members of the campus community.

 NASPA National Conference
We are the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession.

 NASPA Multicultural Institute
The NASPA Multicultural Institute will provide an interactive forum combining thought-provoking keynote speakers, challenging educational sessions, and opportunities for resource and idea sharing between multicultural educators across the academy including academic affairs.

ACPA Convention
American College Personnel Association (ACPA) – headquartered in Washington, D.C. at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.

 ACPA Institute on Social Justice
 This institute gets to the heart of issues, and offers tools to assist leveraging social justice education on campuses. By educating ourselves – and our students – we can create a just global society where every person is valued.

National Association for Multicultural Education
NAME is a non-profit organization that advances and advocates for equity and social justice through multicultural education.

The NCORE® conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.

AERA Critical Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in Education Special Interest Group
To promote the integrated study of race, ethnicity, social class, and gender as lenses for performing critical analyses and evaluations of prevailing theory and practice on education.

ASHE Council on Ethnic Participation
ASHE is a scholarly society with 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study. It is committed to diversity in its programs and membership, and has enjoyed extraordinary success in involving graduate students in Association activities.

White Privilege Conference 

    1. WPC is a conference that examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world.
    2. It is not a conference designed to attack, degrade or beat up on white folks.
    3. It is not a conference designed to rally white supremacist groups.
    4. WPC is a conference designed to examine issues of privilege beyond skin color. WPC is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to provide a comprehensive look at issues of privilege including: race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, etc. — the ways we all experience some form of privilege, and how we’re all affected by that privilege.
    5. WPC attracts students, professionals, activists, parents, and community leaders/members from diverse perspectives. WPC welcomes folks with varying levels of experience addressing issues of diversity, cultural competency, and multiculturalism.
    6. WPC is committed to a philosophy of “understanding, respecting and connecting.”

 Pacific Education Group National Summit for Courageous Conversation
PEG transforms educational systems into racially conscious and socially just environments.  Our solutions nurture the spirit and infinite potential of all learners, especially students of color and their families.

National Race Amity Conference
The National Race Amity Conference offers participants positive, focused opportunities for intimate discussion circles, interactive panels, and informative sessions on a variety of topics central to the main theme of race amity in the United States.

National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference
The People of Color Conference is the flagship of the National Association of Independent Schools’ commitment to equity and justice in teaching and learning.

Other Resources

Center for Social Inclusion
Mission: The Center for Social Inclusion works to identify and support policy strategies to transform structural inequity and exclusion into structural fairness and inclusion.

Webinar: Strategies for Optimizing the Mentorship Process
Mentorship is essential to ensure successful careers for racial/ethnic minority faculty. In this webinar, Dr. Margarita Alegria & a panel of mentors discuss strategies for optimizing the mentorship process.