An Anti-Racism Examen, designed by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) in collaboration with colleagues across member institutions. The Examination of Consciousness — or Examen — a practice used by Jesuits and their colleagues to help us to make choices and act in ways that better the world.

This program is a collaboration between the Office for Institutional Diversity, and the Intersections office. The Anti-Racism Examen focuses on matters of race and racism that are specific to us and our institution. Consisting of two 1.5-hour sessions, participants will partake in guided conversations and strategic collaborations that will build reflective practices, helping participants make choices and act in ways that strengthen our commitment to an antiracist working and learning environment at Boston College.

Upcoming Sessions:

Participants must be able to attend both in-person sessions at Walsh Hall 131 Function Room

  • Session One - Wednesday, March 20th, 2024, from 3:00-4:30 pm
  • Session Two - Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024, from 3:00-4:30 pm 

If you would like to participate, please register by Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

 “Racism is a soul sickness. Racism is that interior disease: that warping of the human spirit that enables us to create communities where some matter and some do not. We must begin by looking at racism because racism is our most central justice challenge.” 

--- Rev. Bryan Massingale