Blue Ridge Pride – To promote equality, safety, and quality of life for western North Carolina’s LGBTQ and allied communities, working as a united community through advocacy, celebration, education and service.
Campaign for Southern Equality – The Campaign for Southern Equality is working to build a South where LGBTQ people are equal in every part of life. A South where your zipcode doesn’t determine your rights. Where all of us are free to be who we truly are and love who we truly love.
Center for Racial Justice in Education – The Center for Racial Justice in Education’s mission is to train and empower educators to dismantle patterns of racism and injustice in our schools and communities.
Color of Education – seeks to build bridges across the fields of research, policy, and practice and bring together the knowledge and perspectives of communities, educators, policymakers, experts and other key stakeholders focused on achieving racial equity and dismantling systemic racism in education across the state of North Carolina.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Training Program- The program’s curriculum offers workshops and trainings designed to broaden awareness about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion topics among the SOM faculty/staff and deepen engagement with and between individuals in the SOM at all levels – from patients to leadership. The workshops offered, as part of the certificate program, address a broad array of DEI topics, including those related to race and ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, culture and religion, socioeconomic status, and more.
Implicit Bias – UNC Health Sciences Library provides resources on implicit bias, also called unconscious bias
Integration at Carolina Law (website and paper)- The story of how UNC’s School of Law was integrated (really important to understand how discrimination is perpetuated, experienced and persists AND strategies to dismantle):
the strategy, the experiences of those that led integration
how integration was opposed/fought and specifically how it was accomplished
LGBTQI Health Research & Practice – Open Access & UNC Chapel Hill subscribed library resources to support research, clinical practice and education with LGBT patients
Safe Schools NC – Safe Schools NC is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safe and positive learning environment for all students and educators in North Carolina, with an emphasis on actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
Off the Shelf: Author Talk with Jessica Ingram -In her book “Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial,” images of those places are interspersed with oral histories from victims’ families and investigative journalists, as well as pages from newspapers and FBI files and other ephemera. Ingram unlocks powerful and complex histories to reframe these commonplace landscapes as sites of both remembrance and resistance. She transforms the way we regard both what has happened and what’s happening now—as the fight for civil rights goes on and memorialization has become the literal subject of contested cultural and societal ground.