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The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Structures of Inequity: A Conversation on Social Justice” event on Tuesday as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

‘Their loved ones should still be here’: Diversity Forum panelists discuss injustices within American justice system

By Grace Stringer, For The Pitt News July 30, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted the panel “Structures of Inequity: A Conversation on Social Justice'' as the first event at this year’s Diversity Forum on Tuesday.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Combating Environmental Racism and Injustice” event on Thursday as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

Panelists discuss environmental hazards, ways to combat injustices

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer July 30, 2021
As part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted the event “Combating Environmental Racism and Injustice” on Thursday to discuss experiences with and perspectives on environmental justice.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Building a Just Educational System” event on Wednesday afternoon as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

Panel discusses dismantling systemic oppression in education

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer July 30, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion held the event “Building a Just Educational System,” which focused on how to remove oppression and injustices that prevent students from reaching their fullest potential.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “To Be Oneself” event on Wednesday afternoon as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

‘Stop talking and act’: Panelists discuss ways to protect, support trans people

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 29, 2021
Pitt hosted the event “To Be Oneself” on Wednesday afternoon, which focused on ways the University can take action to support transgender students, faculty and staff and how everyone can support Pittsburgh’s trans community, specifically trans people of color.
Clyde Pickett, a 2017 graduate of the School of Education, was appointed as the University’s vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion in June.

Pitt alum takes over as diversity chief at ‘pivotal moment’

By Katie Sottile, Staff Writer August 18, 2020
Clyde Pickett, a 2017 graduate of Pitt’s School of Education, was appointed as the University’s vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion in June.
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