Diversity is in our DNA. Acceptance and inclusion are always at the heart of what we do. That's why we take an active approach to raising cultural awareness, building key relationships and preparing students to be great citizens of the world.
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Our webinars create a space for thought-provoking conversations about equity and inclusion in the classroom, workplace and community. We encourage inclusive leadership and promote greater unity.
This webinar examines how to increase the values of curiosity, empathy and compassion, which guide the capabilities of cultural openness, cultural awareness and cultural responsiveness.
This webinar explores a holistic approach on how to better serve and support the complex identities within indigenous communities.
This webinar explores the connections between oppressions and how ableism compounds all the forms of inequality.
This webinar deconstructs racism and other forms of oppression as merely perceptions of one person compared to another. If racism is only a perception, what is there to heal?
We nurture cultural awareness, provide thought leadership and form community alliances to promote and sustain educational equity and diversity initiatives.
This council develops and promotes strategies that foster a community of inclusion; value diversity of thought, experiences and culture; and lead to a sense of belonging for all.
While creating a sense of belonging for all, we offer opportunities for professional development to support students, alumni, faculty and staff. Our objectives:
The research home for faculty, students and alumni interested in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) in workplaces and communities of practice.
This institute addresses broad, persistent and systemic barriers to career advancement through research-based solutions and impactful alliances.
These organizations help students network, develop career endeavors, and acquire mentorship and interpersonal job-related skills.
Our tribal operations team specializes in addressing the cultural needs of tribal students, their families and their communities.
Our task force develops an integrated framework that fosters a more holistic approach to serving students of all backgrounds.
A virtual meeting place for faculty and staff where our community tackles tough conversations necessary for organizational and personal growth.
Produced and delivered by our faculty engagement and development team, this series provides real-world strategies for use around DEIB topics.
These employee-led, voluntary groups foster a diverse and inclusive workplace, increase employee engagement and support professional and personal growth.
We collaborate with this nonprofit organization to support its mission of informing, inspiring and empowering women to find their purpose.
As part of our alliance with the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, we work with community leaders to conduct research on the economic impact of Hispanics in Arizona.
We co-host an annual event that brings together educators, pre-service education majors, consultants and community members to promote multicultural teaching and learning.
We take an active role in planning monthly workshops and the annual conference hosted by the Diversity Leadership Alliance, which provides a forum for diversity and inclusion dialogue.
University of Phoenix sponsors a high school student mentoring program where employee volunteers are paired with students to support them in considering college and career goals.
RESEARCH & RESOURCES
We publish diversity-related articles, present conference sessions, webinars and training events, and provide resources to the community.
Tondra Richardson has over 20 years of experience in higher education and is certified by the National Diversity Council.
Employers can wait for a worker to request reasonable accommodation under the ADA, but Kelly Hermann asks: Why not be accommodating from the start?
Colleges need to listen to what tribal students need and provide customized support, Patrick Horning writes.
Published chapter explores forms and manifestations of unconscious bias in the COVID-19 era workplace.
Leadership program graduates Jelisa Dallas, Deborah Hoskins and Christina Totah helped drive community impact raising $72,000 for Arizona nonprofits focused on helping women.
A special edition of the Phoenix Scholar, focused on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
Mapping the landscape of programs specifically designed to help Black learners and workers build professional social capital.
Achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce within P-12 education is critical.
A guide to how companies are working to create effective DEI efforts.
Research study to examine American Workers’ sense of optimism about their careers.
Dr. Kimberly Underwood and Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. talk about the lack of black male educators in American classrooms.
Saray Lopez and Dr. Jamal Watson discuss the importance of establishing a learning community devoted to racial justice and equity.
Resources for people who want to increase their understanding of racial justice.
Articles, videos, podcasts and more exploring the history of anti-black violence and inequality.
High-impact research and information about bias and disparities.
Kimberlé Crenshaw explains intersectionality in a popular Ted Talk.
Jenée Desmond-Harris explains microaggressions.