The session is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 18. Please register online.

“Health disparities with COVID-19 and what happened to George Floyd have brought to light the pain that many people have been feeling. But they have also revealed the positive effects of empathy and self-sacrifice. You might be feeling pain or the discomfort of not knowing how to be an effective ally to those in pain; you might also have turned your pain into compassion and community support and/or witnessed others who exemplify the mutual benefits of getting into good trouble.”

“…Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble

Fall Faculty Diversity Dialogue Dates and Registration:

Antiracism in Higher Education
Noon to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 15

Noon to 1:30 p.m., Nov. 19

Faculty Diversity Dialogues is a collaborative initiative with UMKC Division of Diversity and Inclusion, the UMKC Provost’s Office and the UMKC Faculty Senate. FDD provides a space to openly discuss topics relating to diversity and inclusion. Diversity Dialogue sessions are specifically designed for faculty, and are faculty-run and faculty-oriented. The co-chairs are Mikah Thompson and Steve Dilks. The FDD Advisory Board is chaired by Jennifer Santee.