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Friday, June 19, 2020

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness

Date(s): June 19, 2020 - June 25, 2020

Time: 8:35 PM  EST - 8:35 PM  EST

As a longtime member of FUN, I am proud to support the members of the executive committee’s recent statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on behalf of the society. I write to share with all my FUN colleagues one upcoming opportunity for non-black academics to work toward “…taking concrete steps to further educate, equip, and heal our community”. You are able to participate in one day or all, synchronous or asynchronous. I hope you’ll join me.
 
Best to all, stay well and stay safe.
 
Eric Wiertelak, Macalester College
 
 
 
(The following was adapted from the academics4blacklives.com website 6/8/20)
 
Sign the open letter, and meet the call to action
 
Academics for Black Survival and Wellness is a weeklong personal and professional development training that will begin on Juneteenth, June 19, 2020. In recognition of the toll that anti-Black racism, white supremacy, and racial trauma has on Black people, we are inviting all academics to join with #Academics4BlackLives as we collectively strive to enhance the safety and wellness of Black students, staff, faculty and community members.
 
For more information and to register, visit www.academics4blacklives.com




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