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Loyola creates Karson Institute f要么 Race, Peace & Social Justice

|由Molly Robey.
Karson Institute of Race, Peace, and Social Justice

Loyola University马里兰州的股权和包容办公室正在推出 Karson Institute f要么 Race, Peace & Social Justice 解决巴尔的摩和全国各地的种族不公平。 Karsonya“Kaye”Whitehead,Ph.D.,沟通副教授,非洲和非洲裔美国研究,是该研究所的创始主任。 

该研究所的旨在为研究人员,学生,社会正义工人和活动家提供一个空间,共同研究,讨论,辩论和探索美国最迫切的问题的答案,不平等,不公正和种族不平等。

“自从我到达Loyola以来,创建卡尔逊学院一直是我的梦想和我的目标。大学的使命 卷曲人类—care for the whole person—calls on all of us to support and speak out against inequities and demand social justice for all,” said Whitehead. “This time of national and international unrest offered the perfect opportunity to launch The Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice to engage in conversations that inspire informative and transf要么mational, anti-racist discussion and action. The goal is to engage, to challenge, and to make spaces to have these conversations.”

A 虚拟接收 to launch the Karson Institute f要么 Race, Peace & Social Justice will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from noon—1 p.m., via Zoom.

Loyola教职员工和社区领导人的指导委员会还将通过该研究所提供支持和资源。指导委员会成员包括斯蒂芬家禽,博士,洛阳艺术和科学学院的院长; Cheryl Mo要么e-Thomas,Ph.D.,首席股权和纳入官员;乌拉纳服务总监Raven Williams; John Kiess,Ph.D.,神学副教授; rev。 Timothy Brown,S.J.,法律副教授和社会责任教授,以及任务融合总统的特别助理;而且,博士。玛莎沃尔顿。

“The Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice is a central part of Loyola’s overall efforts to address racial inequity both on campus and in the larger Baltim要么e community,” said Fowl. 

使用巴尔的摩作为镜头和治愈正义作为框架,研究所将研究问题,收集和屋资源,以及如何积极地解决种族创伤和暴力的学生和教师;反种族主义和抗黑色;和系统性的压迫。  

“Under the leadership of Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice will serve as an invaluable resource and incubator for cutting-edge research aimed to advance racial equity and justice,” said Moore-Thomas. “The Institute will uniquely provide real-time analyses and access to conversations with thought leaders, activists, politicians, and educators. While the Institute is very important to Loyola and our continuous efforts to address and condemn inequities through the office of equity and inclusion, it is also significant to the nation and our united struggle f要么 equity and healing justice.”

Whitehead带领的虚拟每月对话将与全国各地的专家讨论主题区域。第一个将重点放在医疗束缚,选举2020年和选举后的第一个彗息将被记录和发布 Karson Institute网站.

此外,博客将突出显示讨论种族愈合,白度,社会运动和巴尔的摩的工具,文章和资源 - 以帮助改变主导叙事。参加白头课程的学生社交媒体社会司法将记录一分钟的对讲,包括在月度对话中,并突出显示 研究所的网站.

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