Next OEIE Office Hours on Thursday, September 16th, from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Fawcett Commons (Barco Law Library)
The OEIE will host office hours on alternate Thursdays from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Fawcett Commons of the Barco Law Library on the 4th Floor. These office hours will be Informal, interactive dialogues regarding:
- pertinent and current DEI hot topics on September 2nd, September 30th, October 28th. and
- other discussions involving skill-building and habits of inclusion include: "Thinking Slow" (Sept. 16th), "Practicing Empathy" (Oct. 14th) and "Disagreeing Forward" (Nov. 11th).
1L, MSL, LLM book discussion of Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (by Alicia Garza) on Tue., Sept. 21st, from 1 - 2 p.m. in Room # 113
Join the Office of Equity & Inclusive Excellence for a facilitated dialogue regarding insights, reflections, and reactions to this book and its guidance on how to build transformative movements to address the challenges of our time and to bring people together to create change.
Alicia Garza was the OEIE's inaugural Achieving Excellence Speaker. On April 1, 2021, Ms. Garza shared a powerful presentation of her life's journey including the co-creation of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Alicia purchased books for distribution to our incoming 1L class, which were distributed to our current Pitt Law first year (JD, MSL, LLM) students during orientation.
Follow this Registration and RSVP link for the book discussion which will occur on Tue., September 21, from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. in Barco Room # 113. It is not mandatory for one to have read the book in order to attend and participate in this discussion.
APALSA & Pitt OEIE Community Dialogue: Anti-Asian Bias, Harassment, & Violence Discussion Take-Aways
AOn Thursday, April 8, OEIE and Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) co-sponsored a moving and thoughtful community dialogue on anti-Asian racism, bias, and harassment. If you were unable to join us, be sure to check out the attached discussion board from the event.