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Advancing and Sustaining an Inclusive and Diverse Boston College Community



View photos from our Lunch and learn Series on 3/30/15

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View photos from our Lunch and Learn Series on 3/5/15 and watch a video of it here.

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View photos from our Lunch and Learn Series on 12/16/14

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The American Anthropological Association's explores race from three perspectives.

Web Accessibility Presentation: Brian Charlson from The Carroll Center for the Blind

Please join us for a presentation hosted by the Disabilities Services Coordinating Committee.

Brian Charlson from The Carroll Center for the Blind will be presenting on web accessibility.

When: May 27 from 11am to noon
Where: McGuinn 121

Brian is an engaging speaker and the information will not be overly technical. This is an open event.  

Before God, We All Are Family: A Conversation about Race, Religion, and Sexual Orientation at Boston College

As one of the final events of its inaugural year, the Boston College Graduate Students of Color Association presents Before God, We All Are Family: Explorations at the Intersections of Faith, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Familia. 

This two-part event series is designed to continue conversations around sexual orientation and gender identity (with a particular emphasis on transgender identity) within the context of biblical interpretation, Catholic culture in the United States (using as a lens Latino-American culture), and racial and ethnic identity.

Ta-Nehisi Coates presents 'The Case for Reparations'

Ta-Nehisi Coates's Atlantic Magazine cover story "The Case for Reparations" won the 2014 George Polk Award and reignited a long-dormant national conversation about how to compensate African Americans for a system of insitutional racism tha has robbed them of wealth and succes for generations. As he does in his article, Coates challenges the country to confront the moral debts it hsa incurred through this painful hustory and lays out a plan to repair and correct some of the damage.