Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
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(Dis)ability and Accessibility
TED talk: Stella Young, “I am not your inspiration, thank you very much” (9:00)
TED talk:Rosie King, “How autism freed me to be myself” (6:00)
Campus Pride Index
The campus pride index was established in 2007 and has been the premier national LGBTQIA+ bench marketing tool nationwide for colleges and universities to create safer, more inclusive campus communities. The index is owned and operated by Campus Pride.org.
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT FOR THE TRANS COMMUNITY
2nd Annual Queer History Month keynote speakerTori Cooper, MPH, BA, SME, SGE
Director of Community Engagement at the Human Rights Campaign
Founder and Executive Director of Advocates for Better Care Atlanta Health and Equity Consultant
The presentation was presented at EMU on 10/17/2023 posted with permission from Tori
Cooper to use a resource guide for the EMU community.
All sources are cited on the last slide.
Gay and Proud (12:01), Library of Congress (1970)
Footage of one of the earliest Gay Pride demonstration marches, the first Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade, held in New York City, New York, on June 28, 1970, to commemorate the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots:
EMU Archives LGBTQ+ Digital collection
The archive seeks to increase awareness about past and current manifestations of the structural
and systemic character of LGBTQ+ marginalization at Eastern Mennonite University.
The project includes visual mediums such as painting, collage, video, sculpture, poetry,
theater, photography, essay, and the spoken word.
This DEI Inclusive Excellence Grant was made possible thanks to the generosity of Jose Koshy ‘76 and Jean Koshy-Hertzler ‘79
Queerness in the EMU Classroom
Student Social Change Presentation on Queerness in the EMU classroom.
This presentation is a brief introduction to queer identities and how to make the classroom more queer-friendly!
Living Queer History with Dr. Rosenthal
The event featured author, activist, and public historian Gregory Samantha Rosenthal, PhD, speaking on their forthcoming book “Living Queer History: Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City” (University of North Carolina Press, December 2021). It occurred on Thursday, Oct 28, 2021.
Pádraig Ó Tuama- Poet in Residence
Poet and theologian, Pádraig Ó Tuama’s work centres around themes of language, power, conflict and religion. Working fluently on the page and in public, Pádraig is a compelling poet and skilled speaker, teacher and group worker. Pádraig was the poet, theologian and peacemaker-in-residence September 14-18, 2020. Videos of the 8 events are available online.
The Friendly City Safe Space- a local, community LGBTQ+ center in downtown Harrisonburg, VA.
Shenandoah LGBTQ Center - The Shenandoah LGBTQ Center in Staunton, VA.
Harrisonburg Community Health Center - Provides rapid HIV testing services, comprehensive health education and holistic support to those affected by HIV/AIDS in the Central Shenandoah Valley.
Vine & Fig- A program of New Community Project (NCP), a small nonprofit organization with a Big Goal: to change the world. They are committed to the creation of sustainable systems that care for the earth, empower people most marginalized and impoverished, educate and inspire, and build the foundation for a nonviolent lifestyle.
The Ewell Family and the Integration of Park School
This documentary was filmed and edited by Broadway High School students participating in Rockingham County's "Farmville Tour Guides" project (Ryan Showalter - Producer; Brad Custer - Editor; Aubree Morris - Graphic Designer; Andrea Troyer - Researcher; Isaac Alderfer - Researcher; Jennifer Ennis - Advisor; Beau Dickenson - Advisor).
Rockingham Council on Human Relations
Documentary on the Rockingham Council of Human Relations produced by the following Broadway High School students: Noah Buracker, Brynn Hinegardner, Seth Keim, Ravyn Mongold, and Aaron Mugrage.
Transforming Historical Harms
The Transforming Historical Harms (THH) manual articulates a Framework for addressing the historical harms. The framework looks at historical injustices and their present manifestations through the lens of trauma and identifies the mechanisms for the transmission of historical trauma: legacies and aftermaths.
What is Environmental Justice?
This video shows how environmental justice issues impact countless vulnerable and marginalized communities.
What is Sustainability?
"Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." United Nations