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17th Annual Diversity Awards

The University of Rhode Island Diversity Awards celebrate Students, Faculty, Administration and Staff that have demonstrated commitment to community leadership, academic excellence and service in promoting diversity and multiculturalism. These individuals work in promoting human difference as assets. The Diversity Award is to acknowledge their contribution towards building and sustaining an equitable and multicultural community at URI. This event is co-sponsored by the URI Multicultural Center, the Office of Community, Equity, and Diversity, and the URI Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Diversity.
To nominate others, please use the Diversity Awards Nomination tab to the right.

To register to attend the event, also use the Diversity Awards Banquet Registration tab to the right.

Changes to Events and Times

Due to the weather, the following events have been postponed with their updated date and times.

Mon, 2/9 | 2:00PM – 3:00 PM | Gallery Talk, The Great Kings and Queens of Africa
Multicultural Center, Hardge Forum (101)
Facilitated by Dr. Norman Barber, Adjunct Faculty, Africana Studies Program.

 

Tues, 2/10| 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM  |Screening of Documentary Video, “Martin Luther King and the March on n Washington” (2013), and Discussion
Multicultural Center, Hardge Forum (101)
Facilitated by Bryna Wortman, Associate Professor, Theatre,

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DIVE RI Conference

Diversifying Individuals Via Education (D.I.V.E), Rhode Island Conference seeks to promote intercultural competence and inclusion on college campuses through workshops and discussions.

Click here for more information.

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I Can’t Breath – BROADWAY STARS SEND A MESSAGE ABOUT POLICE VIOLENCE AND THE KILLING OF ERIC GARNER

On July 29th, at 6pm WalkRunFly Productions (Warren Adams & Brandon Victor Dixon) partnered with poet Daniel J. Watts, and over 100 Broadway stars, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers and technicians in Times Square to send a message about violence and the killing of Eric Gardner.

Watch the video here. – I Can’t Breath

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IN THE NEWS

MCC Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer Project
Half a century ago Providence lawyer Malcolm Farmer was beaten for defending civil rights workers in the segregated South, but it feels like yesterday. "I will never forget it," says Farmer. Now Farmer and other civil rights activists from New England will have their stories preserved forever, thanks to the University of Rhode Island.
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