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We commit to the principles of LIFT SU and the following action plan to drive institutional change toward racial equity. We will prioritize affirmation of and allyship with our Black Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) community at Seattle University, and take strategic action to address systemic racism and impact throughout the institution. The top 5 priority areas:
These action steps are a further evolution of the 2016 comprehensive blueprint -- Task Force on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Final Report and Recommendations (2016), and aligns with the university’s Strategic Directions adopted by the Board of Trustees in January 2020.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) aims to promote inclusive excellence in the university’s teaching, research and service dimensions. ODI’s mission is to foster an institutional culture where there is no dichotomy between our values of diversity and inclusion, and our goals of educational quality and excellence.
Red Talks is a quarterly speaker series featuring intersectional voices on a range of topics under the umbrella of inclusive excellence at Seattle University.