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Anti Racism Teach-in Series

Episode 7: Racial Solidarity: Building Beyond Barriers


The Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the School of Public Health hosted a teach-in on racial solidarity and how it relates to anti-oppression work, featuring Deepa Iyer (School of Public Policy), William Ming Liu (Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education), Nancy Mirabal (Department of American Studies and US Latina/o Studies Program) and Carlton E. Green (Office of Diversity & Inclusion).

Episode 6: COVID-19 & The Vaccine: Beyond Medical Racism


The eighth #UMDSolidarity anti-racism teach-in from the Office of Diversity & Inclusion highlighted the history of medical racism in the U.S., health disparities and race-related perceptions of health care and the COVID-19 vaccine. Panelists: Stephen Thomas, Ph.D, (School of Public Health); DeNeen Brown, BA (Philip Merrill College of Journalism/The Washington Post); Jazmin Pichardo, M.Ed (Office of Diversity & Inclusion); Carlton E. Green, Ph.D. (Office of Diversity & Inclusion)

Episode 5: Anti Racist Practice: What Can You Do?


A UMD staff and faculty panel on the day-to-day practice of anti-racism, featuring Crystal Davis, MFA, M.A., (School of Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies), Jazmin Pichardo, M.Ed. (Office of Diversity & Inclusion), and Shige Sakurai, MBA, M.A., CPC, (LGBT Equity Center). Moderated by Rossina Zamora Liu, Ph.D. (College of Education).

Episode 4: Critical Race Theory as a Tool of Resistance


A UMD faculty panel on critical race theory and how is it used as a tool of resistance in higher education, featuring Dr. Bayley J. Marquez (American Studies), Dr. William Ming Liu (CHSE) and Dr. Ruth E. Zambrana (WGST) and moderated by ODI's Dr. Carlton E. Green. Recorded on September 30, 2020. Series co-sponsors: UMD's School of Public Health and Center for Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education. See more #UMDSolidarity events.

Episode 3: Anti-Racism at UMD: Student Voices


A UMD student panel on anti-racism featuring Christina Sessoms (ARHU), Saba Tshibaka (ARHU, Smith, Mtech), Yuné Indigo R. (Public Policy) and moderator Dr. Kanisha Bond. Recorded on July 16, 2020. Event organized by ODI’s Jazmin Pichardo and Sika Wheeler. Series co-sponsors: UMD’s School of Public Health and Center for Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education. Event co-sponsors: MICA (Stamp Student Union), Embrace Race @ UMD and Pepsi. See more #UMDSolidarity events.

Episode 2: Leading Toward Anti-Racism


ODI’s Dr. Carlton E. Green was joined by Dr. Bonnie Thornton Dill (College of Arts & Humanities), Dr. Ken Kiger (A. James Clark School of Engineering), Dr. Adriene Lim (University Libraries) and Mx. Erin McClure (School of Public Health) for a conversation about how leaders can think about anti-racist practices. Recorded on June 29, 2020. See more #UMDSolidarity events.

Episode 1: Anti-Racism Teach-In

ODI’s Dr. Carlton E. Green was joined by Dr. Roger Worthington (Center for Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education/College of Education), Dr. Mia Smith-Bynum (School of Public Health), Dr. Janelle Wong (College of Arts & Humanities), and Cindy Stevens (Smith School of Business/Undergraduate Studies) for a conversation about how the UMD community might contemplate and adopt anti-racist practices. Recorded on June 11, 2020. See more #UMDSolidarity events.