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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.
Tuesday’s Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration panel focused on the importance of celebrating Juneteenth and the history of Black emancipation, featuring panelists Sam Black, Laurence Glasco and Charlene Foggie-Barnett.

Panel discusses the history of Black emancipation in celebration of Juneteenth

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer June 16, 2021
The panel “Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration” on Tuesday afternoon focused on Black emancipation throughout history and the ways in which Americans have taken to celebrate and commemorate such history through Juneteenth.
Student Government Board and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted a panel Thursday evening titled “What the F*ck? Unfiltered Conversations About Diversity and Inclusion Between Students, Staff and Administration.”

Panel discusses white privilege, white supremacy at Pitt

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 12, 2021
Pitt’s Student Government Board and Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted the Thursday evening’s panel “What the F*ck? Unfiltered Conversations About Diversity and Inclusion Between Students, Staff and Administration” with students and staff.
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