Racial Equity Resources

Hearing the call for action

"We are committed to action, creating a University culture in which we all feel secure, heard, and respected."
—President's Cabinet in a message June 29, 2020

Recent Initiatives

Established Programs

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Race and Ethnic Studies Program

Students in the Race and Ethnic Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences study the complex and often challenging issues of race, ethnicity, and racism from an interdisciplinary perspective. Learn more

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Partnership with Tuskegee University

The University of Redlands has established a historic partnership with historically black college Tuskegee University, including student exchange and joint programs. Learn more

Making a Redlands education affordable and accessible

As part of the Forever Yours campaign, U of R has raised over $112.8 million for scholarship support, exceeding its $100 million goal in this area. A significant portion of these funds provide scholarships and financial aid for first-generation students and members of underrepresented groups. 

Support the Scholarship Promise

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Social justice in our graduate schools

Ongoing and annual events

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Join the conversation.

U of R's Advancement division will be offering a series of web-based discussions in partnership with Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer Christopher Jones and other campus partners to help lead  challenging conversations in a comprehensive and thoughtful manner.

Register for events

Additional Resources

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U of R community, support, and reporting

The College’s Clubs and Organizations include the Asian Student Association, Association of Latino Professionals for America, Black Student Union, Native American Student Union, and Middle Eastern Student Association, as well as inclusive Greek life. Native Student Programs also provide a safe, supportive environment for Native students.

U of R First-Generation Student Programs span middle school outreach (I'm Going to College), high-school student mentorship (Supporting, Educating, and Empowering Diverse Students or S.E.E.D.S.), a special program for U of R students entering the College (Summer Bridge), peer mentorship (Students Together Empowering Peers or STEP), and the Book Lending Program

Title IX and other student support resources are also available, as is anonymous reporting of discrimination via Ethicspoint.

Report a concern via Ethicspoint

 

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External resources

Learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement, the path becoming anti-racist, and more. 

Latest from the Bulldog Blog

The President’s Cabinet reiterates its commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive University community and introduces a host of new initiatives—from a campus climate survey to ongoing training for students, staff, administrators, and faculty. (Photo by Coco McKown '04, '10)
Forward in our diversity, equity, and inclusion work

The President’s Cabinet reiterates its commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive University community and introduces a host of new initiatives—from a campus climate survey to ongoing training for students, staff, administrators, and faculty.

The U of R School of Education programs have an educational justice theme. (Photo by Coco McKown '04, '10)
School of Education students reaffirm commitment to justice and equity

Students and alumni explain what a commitment to educational justice means to them and how they plan to address inequities that exist in their fields.

‘The day my ancestors were freed from slavery’

U of R Interim Director of Diversity Initiatives speaks about Juneteenth’s history and why, after 155 years, it remains relevant.