Goal 2a: SoE community members will engage in diverse, inclusive, and equitable conversations that make visible our commitments to DEI.
Goal 2b: All forms of communication within the SoE will explicitly demonstrate and reflect our strong commitment to DEI.
- Maintain a set of statements related to DEI, which faculty and school leaders can draw upon for different purposes.
- Conduct an annual audit of existing marketing materials to determine the extent to which the included implicit and explicit messages align with and/or preclude current and emergent DEI goals.
- Organize and facilitate TeachEducateAct (TEA) Talks to create ongoing opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to engage in courageous and risktaking conversations about DEI.
- Identify, develop, and maintain opportunities to communicatee with students about DEI, and in particular the challenges they’ll face in their careers (e.g., unconscious bias, the “hidden curriculum” etc.), and opportunities to help change the community.
- Consistently communicate a commitment to DEI by acknowledging and responding to world and local events that specifically impact and/or target people from hyperraced communities and those from historically underrepresented groups.
- SoE community members engage often in conversations that challenge their privileges.
- Broadly disseminate SoE faculty research, teaching, and service that relates to DEI.
- Visually communicate the SoE’s commitment to representing diverse perspectives, histories, and identities by, for example, posting signage throughout the building that reflect this commitment.
- Online communications, including social media (e.g., Twitter), reflect the SoE’s commitment to representing diverse perspectives, histories, and identities.
- Assure that the SoE website foregrounds our commitment to DEI.
- Use the digital screens to promote DEI and broaden representation.
- Widely advertise events related to DEI.
- Maintain a common calendar to coordinate and promote DEI related events.