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Reduced Inequalities

Reducing inequalities found within the community.

Empowering and promoting the social, economic and political inclusion of all, regardless of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status is at the heart of sustainable work. Everyone deserves a chance to fully be their authentic selves in the places they live and work. This will foster happier and healthier lives.

What Does Diversity Mean to You? [4:25]

What does diversity mean to you? How does diversity sound, look, or feel? How can we make UB a place where diversity is acknowledged regardless of how it looks or feels? (UB, 10/24/16)

White Anti-Racist Organizing: Dismantling White Supremacy as part of a Multiracial Movement [1:04:29]

Josal Diebold presents on the important topic of white anti-racist organizing. (UB School of Social Work, 6/8/20)

Theodore S. Jojola presents "Indigenous Planning" at the School of Architecture and Planning [1:22:38]

Professor Theodore S. Jojola, of the University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning, shares a planning approach that uses cultural identity to inform community development.  The process for meaningful community engagement uses a 7 Generations model. He will present examples from the work of the Indigenous Design and Planning Institute (iD+Pi), University of New Mexico. (1/30/19)

Deafness and Architecture Symposium Architecture for, by, and with Deafness [2:48:45]

This symposium  explored the intersection of architecture and deafness including the architecture of schools for the deaf (the past), “Deaf Space” (the present) and the impact of evolving technology and cultural attitudes toward deafness (the future). "Deafness and Architecture" is organized by Edward Steinfeld, UB architecture professor and director of the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access at the School of Architecture and Planning; and Michael Rembis, UB associate professor of history and director of UB's Center for Disability Studies. (2/23/19)

Calling In, Not Calling Out [1:21:13]

In this talk, Professor Loretta J. Ross invites us to call others in, rather than call them out. Presented by the UB Office for Inclusive Excellence's "Let's Talk About Race" Series and the UB Gender Institute's Signature Lecture Series, this timely conversation is a must-watch. (2/24/21)

Mary Burnett Talbert and the Struggle for Social Justice

In celebration of the newly named Mary Talbert Way on UB’s North Campus, we invite you to learn more about Mary Burnett Talbert’s extraordinary life and work. Talbert is described by the National Women’s Hall of Fame as a “civil rights and anti-lynching activist, suffragist, preservationist, international human rights proponent, and educator.” Her pioneering work in the fight for freedom laid the foundation for the civil rights movement, and her legacy continues to this day. (UB Office of Inclusive Excellence, 9/24/20)

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