"There’s a deadly paradox here. This virus is amplifying racial inequities with a disproportionate impact on the Black and Latinx communities, locally as well as nationally. To limit in-person school is to honor the health of the Black and brown community. But without radical thinking and quick action, we risk perpetuating educational inequities."
Shantell Bingham of Cultivate Charlottesville was featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow and Vinegar Hill Magazine's "Determined to be Nourished" article.
Equity Center Lead Data Analyst, Dr. Michele Claibourn, discusses the Equity Atlas with Saif Y Ishoof, Vice President for Engagement at Florida International University, and Dr. Charlton McIlwain, Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement and Development at New York University.
The City Council discussed the Frontline Workers Fair Treatment Charter during its meeting early Tuesday morning.
Ben Allen, executive director of The Equity Center, said the charter would allow public and private employers to be certified as meeting a list of 12 employment practices laid out in the charter.
The University of Virginia Equity Center has been selected as this year's Marcus L. Martin Endorsed Award.
The UVA IDEA fund announced on Wednesday the Equity Center will be getting a $5,000 grant to support its work to facilitate long-term, institutional change in the areas of inclusion, diversity, equity and access.