Ask the Experts: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Champaign-Urbana
From Megan Galbreath
[5:30] What would you change in the University community to begin to dismantle racism?
[9:15] Can you point to an example of real and lasting transformation in our community that improved racial equity and how did we get there?
[16:25] How can organizations which have a majority white leadership create relationships of accountability with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities and solve issues of racial injustice?
[23:32] How do I help make the community (outside of campus), including the elementary and middle and high schools, safer and more just?
[34:10] How do I navigate conversations about race with individuals who may be uncomfortable with the topic?
[43:54] How can we make our relationships better with the police and how can we make policing environments are healthy for all?
[52:50] Final thoughts and conclusion
Ruby Mendenhall, Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, University of Illinois
Evelyn Reynolds, Associate Professor, Parkland College
Shandra Summerville, Cultural and Linguistic Competence Specialist
David A. Northern, Sr., Executive Director/CEO, Housing Authority of Champaign County