Racial Equity Resources

The University of Redlands launches Anti-Racism Committee

Charged with developing an anti-racism plan, the committee will also identify ways to better elevate and consider the voices and perspectives from our communities of Black, Indigenous, Latina/o/x/Hispanic, and people of color. Learn more.

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

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Native Student Programs

Native Student Programs provide a safe, supportive environment for Native students. Learn more

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First-Generation Student Programs

U of R’s First-Generation Student Programs include a special summer program for entering College students, peer mentorship, and a book lending program. 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

Additional Resources

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U of R community, support, and reporting

In addition to the programs above, 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

Reports about equity concerns can be made via the Office of Equity and Title IX, which can also help connect students with an array of other support resources.

Report a concern

 

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External resources

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

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Trends at the U of R

The University’s current work in diversity, equity, and inclusion builds on past decades, in which the U of R student body has become more representative of the state, the President’s Cabinet has become more diverse, and financial aid has increased to support a higher number of high-financial-need, first-generation, and underrepresented students.

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Latest from the Bulldog Blog

Artist Kathy Whitman Elk Woman (center) unveils the commissioned "Honor the Treaties" sculpture alongside Wayne Mitchell '60 (right) and his wife, Marie Mitchell,  at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Heard Museum/Melissa Malork)
‘Honor the treaties’

U of R alumnus and his wife support Native rights through commissioned artwork

As part of their legacy to the Heard Museum, Wayne Mitchell ’60 and his wife, Marie, commissioned Kathy Whitman Elk Woman to create a sculpture.

The recent Asian Student Association Night Market encouraged students to embrace and share unique aspects of their cultures. (Photo by Eric Whedbee)
Asian Student Association Night Market empowers Asian and Pacific Islander students

Asian Student Association President Romina-Marie Baronia ’22 provides her perspective on the recent ASA Night Market, an event that encouraged Asian and Asian American students to embrace and share unique aspects of their cultures.

Native American Student Union Vice President Mia Freeland '24 distributes buttons and information about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women movement before the documentary screening and discussion. (Photo courtesy of the Native American Student Union.)
Documentary screening examines violence against Native women

U of R Native Student Programs hosted a virtual screening and discussion of Bring Her Home, a documentary that follows three Indigenous women as they fight to vindicate and honor their missing and murdered relatives.