Diversity Council

UALR Diversity Week, March 14-17, 2016

Monday March 14 | 1:00 pm

Dr.  Vershawn Young’s Keynote Lecture at the Southern Regional Composition Conference (Donaghey Student Center, Ledbetter) Cosponsored by the UALR Diversity Council and Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

Tuesday March 15 | 1:00 pm

Diversity Café: A Cultural Competency Workshop by Cassandra Woods, UALR Training and Development Manager, DSC D

Tuesday March 15 | 6:00 pm

Green Dot/Safe Zone Workshop, “I Have Your Back,”  in the Ottenheimer Library, room 535.

Tuesday March 15 | 7:00 pm

“Know Better Do Better” Lawrence Ross Lecture, Sponsored by Office of Campus Life (EIT Auditorium).  Book signing following lecture.

Wednesday March 16 | 2:00 pm

Choctaw Code Talkers film and discussion (Ottenheimer Library 535)

Wednesday March 16 | 3:00 pm

“Organizing for Change” Panel with The Alliance and AWARE student organizations, (DSC Leadership Lounge.)

Thursday, March 17 | 1:00 pm

Students Affected by the Military: Strengths, Challenges, and Resources. (Location DSC “A”)

Thursday, March 17 | 6:30 pm

Public lecture and book signing by sociologist Patricia Hill Collins: “Still Brave? Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project.” (Stella Boyle Smith Auditorium, Fine Arts Building.) Sponsored by the Cooper Honors Program in English.


“To hold the University of Arkansas at Little Rock accountable for becoming a diverse, multi-ethnic community characterized by an absence of institutional racism.”

—Goal 6, Institute on Race and Ethnicity

The university understands the importance of leading by example in the quest for racial and ethnic justice for everyone. We are committed to creating a diverse community within our campus as well as the greater community. The Diversity Council was created to lead this endeavor. Read more about Diversity Council →