Tuesday, January 23, 2017

Presenter: Dr. Cheryl Matias
Dr. Cheryl E. Matias is an Associate Professor in the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) at the University of Colorado Denver and faculty founder of Research Advocacy in Critical Education (R.A.C.E.), a collaborative think tank that brings together local community activists, educators, students and community members in the pursuit for racial and social justice in education. Her research focuses on race and ethnic studies in education and how whiteness impacts urban education. She is a national leader in developing teacher education tools that can help teachers better serve students of color across the nation.

Museum of African American History
African Meeting House
46 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02114

Tickets are required and seating is limited.   

For more information contact the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion at 617.573.8613 or email diversity@suffolk.edu.

Creating the Dream Award

Deadline: Monday, December 19, 2016. The purpose of this award recognizes outstanding efforts of an individual, organization or department within Suffolk University that works toward creating an inclusive, respectful, and safe climate for people of color on the Suffolk campus. The recipient should demonstrate a sustained and tangible impact on the campus community.

Examples of efforts might involve:

  • Advocating for underrepresented individuals on campus.
  • Coordinating an academic department or staff unit that promotes the professional advancement of faculty and/or staff of color.
  • Creating projects and events that promote greater awareness of issues related to underrepresented groups.
  • Designing activities and programs that convey personal safety and mutual respect for and among students, faculty and staff of color.

The winner is announced at the MLK Event during the presentation segment.

Submit your nomination today!