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  • AALANA Faculty Network
    Monday, May 17, 2021

    AALANA Faculty Network

    The AALANA network seeks to support and advance faculty of color through collaboration, celebration, and knowledge. The network will provide mentoring opportunities for faculty of color, as well as professional development and networking events. The AALANA Network name represents African American, Latinx, Asian and Native American. The first meeting will take place in June.  If you are interested in joining or learning more about the group, please complete this interest form.    

    The AALANA network seeks to support and advance faculty of color through collaboration, celebration, and knowledge. The network will provide mentoring opportunities for faculty of color, as well as professional development and networking events. The AALANA Network name represents African American, Latinx, Asian and Native American. The first meeting will take place in June.  If you are interested in joining or learning more about the group, please complete this interest form.     

    Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
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  • CEOD Year End Celebration of Accomplishments
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    CEOD Year End Celebration of Accomplishments

    CEOD Year End Celebration of Accomplishments

    All are invited to join the UMMS Committee on Equal Opportunity (CEOD)  as they report to Chancellor Michael F. Collins on the programs and initiatives of the CEOD and its sub-committees over the past academic year.  The CEOD committee members from throughout UMMS  volunteer their time to make UMMS a place where diversity drives innovation, engagement and the UMMS mission.  Join us as we continue to build an inclusive academic health science center.

    Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    Time: 12:00PM – 1:30 PM
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  • The Problem with Race-Based Medicine  with Dorothy Roberts, JD
    Tuesday, June 22, 2021

    The Problem with Race-Based Medicine with Dorothy Roberts, JD

    We welcome Dr. Roberts for this one-hour webinar, which will be followed by an hour of discussion with learners. By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to discuss:

    • the history of biological concepts of race in medicine
    • how race-based medicine is related to structural racism and implicit bias
    • how health care professionals can combat racism in medicine

    Dorothy Roberts is an amazing scholar of law, sociology and civil rights, well known for her books

    • Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty
    • Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare
    • Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century

    She is a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Founding Director of the Penn Program on Race, Science, and Society.

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  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    The LGBT History Project

    The LGBT History Project 

    The Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee of the CEOD invites you to join Joan Ilacqua, Executive Director of The History Project, for a photographic presentation on the history of Pride in Boston, with a focus on Boston's BIPOC LGBTQ activists and organizations. From rebellions that pre-date the Stonewall Riots to current movement-building, we'll discuss how Pride in Massachusetts has evolved since the early days of the Gay Liberation Movement. 

    Date: Wednesday, June 23,  2021
    Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
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  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    Rainbow Clinic Academic Quarterly Conference

    Rainbow Clinic Academic Quarterly Conference

    Join us for our quarterly Rainbow Clinic Academic Conference.  This conference is for all caregivers and learners to learn more about and troubleshoot the services for the LGBTQ+ community and discuss related research at UMass. The conference aspires to build a community enabling gender and sexual minorities to receive the care they need and allow caregivers and learners to be competent and confident in caring for the sexual and gender minority community.


    Date:
    Wednesday, June 23,  2021
    Time: 7:00 – 8:00 AM
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    Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    Rainbow Clinic Academic Quarterly Conference

    Join us for our quarterly Rainbow Clinic Academic Conference.  This conference is for all caregivers and learners to learn more about and troubleshoot the services for the LGBTQ+ community and discuss related research at UMass. The conference aspires to build a community enabling gender and sexual minorities to receive the care they need and allow caregivers and learners to be competent and confident in caring for the sexual and gender minority community.


    Date: Wednesday, June 23,  2021

    Time: 7:00 – 8:00 AM
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  • The LGBT History Project
    Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    The LGBT History Project

    The Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee of the CEOD invites you to join Joan Ilacqua, Executive Director of The History Project, for a photographic presentation on the history of Pride in Boston, with a focus on Boston's BIPOC LGBTQ activists and organizations. From rebellions that pre-date the Stonewall Riots to current movement-building, we'll discuss how Pride in Massachusetts has evolved since the early days of the Gay Liberation Movement. 


    Date:
    Wednesday, June 23,  2021
    Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
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  • Pronouns and Chosen Names Lunch and Learn
    Thursday, June 24, 2021

    Pronouns and Chosen Names Lunch and Learn

    The LGBTA Committee of the CEOD invites you to join a conversation on Pronouns and Chosen Names.  We will discuss what you should expect at UMass if you come out as a different gender than your sex assigned at birth. What to expect if your pronoun changes or is not the same as most employees and learners. We will discuss when you should contact the Diversity and Inclusion Office. We will even cover those with simple nicknames issues.


    Date:
    Thursday, June 24,  2021
    Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
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  • Colorful Voices Network
    Thursday, June 24, 2021

    Colorful Voices Network

    Colorful Voices is an affinity group dedicated to supporting UMMS employees’ growth both personally and professionally.  Colorful Voices is a DIO and employee-led Networking Community established to provide a forum for employees to develop skills, network, and support key DEI initiatives. Open to all employees, this group aims to enhance leadership and development opportunities, cross-departmental idea sharing, and multicultural understanding—while strengthening relationships among employees from marginalized backgrounds. If you are interested in joining or learning more about the group, please complete this interest form .

    Date: June 24, 2021
    Time: 4:00 PM
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