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.
Take a Deep Dive on SDG 10
Check out the resources collected below that lifts up the importance of reducing inequalities from faculty, staff and guest lectures here at UB.
What Does Diversity Mean to You?
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
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
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
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
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)
Institutions committed to helping women succeed in STEM careers can now utilize a new training program designed to equip women graduate students with the tools to navigate gender-based career bias and discrimination.
A gym in Boston, Massachusetts, with an inventive vocational path that prepares students to work as personal trainers serves as a telling example for how community-based programs can develop anti-racism practices within organizations that contribute to the cultivation of racial unity, according to a paper published by a UB social work researcher.
The United States is the world’s leader in incarceration. Roughly 2.3 million people are incarcerated across the nation, and another 4.5 million are actively under community supervision when they are released from a criminal justice setting.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – To more powerfully address and reverse Buffalo’s entrenched health disparities, a University at Buffalo center dedicated to regenerating underdeveloped neighborhoods is joining the Community Health Equity Research Institute at UB.
The genesis of the course stemmed from a talk Seneca gave on American Indian and Alaska Native health disparities in September 2020 as part of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior’s Brown Bag Lectures series.
The College of Arts and Sciences has received a $175,000 planning grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development of a Haudenosaunee Archive and Resource Collection, bringing a long-imagined project a step closer to reality.
UB Sustainability is seeking donations and volunteers for Hired — a clothes closet program that will enable students to “shop” for professional attire at no cost for interviews, career fairs, or any professional experience.
UB’s Women in Science and Engineering program, more widely known as WiSE, plays an important role in attracting women to STEM degree programs at UB, welcoming them into a community of support and growth that prepares them for their careers.
As a UB PhD candidate in public health, Schomburg fellow Schuyler Lawson knew all too well how the lack of representation in schools often puts students of color and other underrepresented groups at a disadvantage.
A child of African immigrants whose years of homelessness strengthened her resolve to succeed is UB’s latest recipient of a Boren Scholarship, a prestigious international award that sponsors U.S. undergraduates to study abroad in areas of the world critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad programs.
Construction is nearing completion on a specialty coffee facility in Africa that is expected to infuse vital new economic opportunities around one of the world’s most coveted agricultural commodities, while potentially being replicated in other coffee-producing parts of the world.
The UB Teacher Residency Program has secured a whopping $3.5 million to expand itself to other areas among WNY. The U.S. Dept. of Energy's SEED Program awarded UB this funding based on the program's success in meeting its goals of diversifying school faculty while strengthening the infrastructure of the public school system.