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The Equity Center

A UVA Democracy Initiative center for the redress of inequity through community-engaged scholarship

 

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2020 - 2021 Annual Report

Learn about our community-engaged work from the past year

Citation: Kyshia Henderson, Samuel Powers, Michele Claibourn, Jazmin L. Brown-Iannuzzi, Sophie Trawalter, "Confederate monuments and the history of lynching in the American South: An empirical examination," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Oct 2021, 118 (42) e2103519118; DOI: 10.10

The UVA Center for the Redress of Inequity through Community Engaged Scholarship presents its first Annual Report, representing the work accomplished between July 2020 - June 2021.

Actionable Steps

Social media presents a myriad of tweets, commentary, and opinions on the events of the last few weeks. Rage, anger, disbelief , grief and in some cases  those who choose to deflect from the underlying cause of it all - systematic racism. I have hesitated adding to this range of emotion with the thought that my voice wouldn’t make a difference - that it wouldn’t change anything. But I realized while we can’t change what happened, we do have the power to change this from this occurring again. Allow me to offer some perspective. - Ben Allen, Ed.D; Executive Director, UVA Equity Center 

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