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Diversity Symposium

The KCC Diversity Symposium Committee presents the Fall 2021

Equity and Anti-Racism Summit (EARS) series:

“Dismantling Racist Systems and Structures: Standing with Allies and Advocates”

October 14th - November 12th



The KCC Diversity Symposium was developed to generate a forum in which the Kingsborough community could come together as an institution to educate and share information on issues related to diversity, equity, and social justice. In 2021, the Diversity Symposium was be renamed as the committee’s annual Equity and Anti-Racism Summit (EARS) series to address the root of inequity and many social justice related issues.

Past Diversity Symposium Programming

Fall 2020 – Black Lives Matter: Moving Toward a Collective Consciousness

Fall 2019 – From Humane Thought to Humane Action: What does it take to Do the Right Thing?

Fall 2018 – Women and Minorities Leading the Charge

Spring 2018 – In Pursuit of the Dream: Peaceful Activism in Precarious Times

Fall 2017 – Activism 101: The Fight for Human Rights

Spring 2017 - A Struggle to Unity: Why are we so easily divided? (Student Led)

Fall 2016 – Social Justice and Diversity: Moving Past Tolerance

Spring 2016 [Event] - Between Two Worlds: Experiences of Migrants in the U.S

Fall 2015 – Identities in Context

Fall 2014 – Creating Safe Spaces in a Diverse Environment

Chair - Dr. Kevicha Echols
Committee Members: Dr. Anthony Alessandrini, Dr. Michelle Gabay, Dr. Libby Garland, Denise Jacobs, Helen Nasser, Dr. Michael Rodriguez, Peter Santiago, Ryan Smith, Collette Stroude, Dr. Keisha Thompson, Dr. Tisha Ulmer, Dr. Stella Woodruff, Dr. Midori Yamamura