Friday, October 23, 2020

LEAD: Empowering and Elevating Marginalized Voices Featuring Al Young and Tabbye Chavous

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

LEAD, Leading Equity And Diversity, is a series of conversations where attendees have the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of guests who lead and/or support DEI and Social Justice initiatives. This LEAD conversation will address the need to create a more inclusive environment for diverse communities on college campuses. Many faculty, staff and students of color have reported feeling isolated, unheard, and unseen. How can we elevate marginalized voices in the pursuit of racial equity and inclusion on our campuses? Speakers affiliated with the National Center for Institutional Diversity will discuss research and successful initiatives and offer strategies for change.

Al Young is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the Department of Sociology and a professor of African and African American studies, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School.He also serves as faculty director for scholar engagement and leadership at Michigan's National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) and associate director of U-M's Center for Social Solutions.

Tabbye Chavous is Professor Tabbye Chavous is the director of the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), associate vice president for research, and a professor of education and professor of psychology at the University of Michigan.